PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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Born London, England, 7 July 1826; died Adelaide 29 January 1910. Computer, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1841-48. Assistant, University Observatory, Cambridge, 1848-54. Telegraphic assistant, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1854-55. Government astronomer and Superintendent of telegraphs, South Australia, 1855-1905; postmaster-general 1870-1901. C.M.G. 1872; K.C.M.G. 1893. F.R.S. 1889.
- (With R.L.J. Ellery and H.C. Russell) Report on the telegraphic determination of Australian longitudes via Singapore, Banjoewangie, and Port Darwin. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer, 1886. 32pp.
- Meteorological work in Australia: a review. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 5 (Adelaide, 1893), 246-270.
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