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Authorised form of nameWoolley; Sir; Richard van der Riet (1906 - 1986)
SurnameWoolley
ForenamesRichard van der Riet
Dates1906 - 1986
Dates and placesBirth:
24 April 1906
Death:
24 December 1986
ActivityHonours:
OBE 1953; Kt 1963
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
19/03/1953
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1988 vol 34 pp 921-982, plate, by Sir William McCrea
References:
Sir Bernard Lovell, 'The Royal Society, the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the Astronomer Royal' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 283-297
Royal Society codeNA8033
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/69/326Referee's report by Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey, on a paper 'The mechanism of ionospheric ionization' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley1945
RR/69/328Second referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium in the ionosphere' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley1945
RR/69/327Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium in the ionosphere' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley1945
PB/8/75/2/3Correspondence re current developments in British Astronomy.1967
EC/1953/25Woolley, Sir Richard van der Riet: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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