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 (ĕd′ĭng-tən), Sir Arthur Stanley 1882-1944.
British astrophysicist who was an early exponent of the theory of relativity and conducted research on the evolution, structure, and motion of stars.


(Biography) Sir Arthur Stanley. 1882–1944, English astronomer and physicist, noted for his research on the motion, internal constitution, and luminosity of stars and for his elucidation of the theory of relativity


(ˈɛd ɪŋ tən)

Sir Arthur (Stanley), 1882–1944, English astronomer, physicist, and writer.
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El 29 mayo de 1919 Arthur Stanley Eddington se encontraba en Isla Principe en una expedicion cientifica que habia organizado para fotografiar el eclipse solar que se estaba produciendo.
It was during that eclipse that British astronomer Arthur Eddington ascertained that the light rays from distant stars had been wrenched off their paths by the gravitational field of the sun.
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Anyone who has ever read a book on the relationship of science and religion will appreciate the novelty and detail in this reading of the scientific and religious life of Sir Arthur Eddington (1882-1944).
Scotland's popular Dr Who plays forgotten English astrophysicist Arthur Eddington who was first tasked with investigating the work of the then-unknown Albert Einstein just before the outbreak of World War One.