Reference numberEC/1836/01
Previous numbersCert VIII, 174; A00049
TitleAiry, Sir George Biddell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationGeorge Biddell Airy MA late fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, President of the R Astl Socy Plumian Professor of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge, Astronomer Royal & Corresponding Member of the Institute of France, a gentleman profoundly acquainted with Mathematics, Astronomy & many branches of Physical Science, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, we, whose names are underwritten do, of our personal Knowledge, recommend him as a proper person to be a Fellow thereof
ProposersAdam Sedgwick; James Cumming; Geo Peacock; W Whewell; R Sheepshanks; Francis Baily; John Edward Gray; Wm Vaughan; W Somerville; B Powell; H Holland; John Rennie; Rod I Murchison; A B Granville; Davies Gilbert; W H Smyth; W H Pepys; Edward Forster; S Hunter Christie; Thomas Jones; W S Stratford
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Airy, Sir George Biddell: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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