Turner, H. H. (Herbert Hall), 1861-1930

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1861-08-13
Death 1930-08-20

Biographical notes:

Astronomer and seismologist; Fellow of the Royal Society; Savilian Professor of Astronomy, Oxford, from 1893 until his death. As well as directing the teaching and research of the University Observatory, Oxford, Turner was a promoter of international freiedships and collaboration in astronomy, and after 1913 continued the important seismological work of John Milne.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830617

Professor of astronomy, Oxford University.

From the description of Correspondence with Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1912-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122591226

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Subjects:

  • Astronomy--Societies (Academies and learned societies)
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy--History
  • Scientific expeditions--19th century
  • Eclipses
  • Astronomical observations

Occupations:

  • Astronomers

Places:

  • Sun (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)