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Airy, Sir George B., K.C.B.
(b. Alnwick, November 27th, 1801; d. January 1st, 1892). Astronomical Observations (Cambridge, 9 vols., 182938); Gravitation (1834); Ipswich Lectures on Astronomy (1849); Trigonometry (1855); Errors of Observation (1861); The Invasion of Britain by Julius Cæsar (1865); Sound (1869); Magnetism (1870), etc. Also contributed important papers to the Transactions of several scientific societies.