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Galton

, Sir Francis 1822-1911.
British scientist and explorer who investigated the laws of heredity, founded the discipline of eugenics, and coined the expression "nature versus nurture."

Galton

(ˈɡɔːltən)
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(Biography) Sir Francis. 1822–1911, English explorer and scientist, a cousin of Charles Darwin, noted for his researches in heredity, meteorology, and statistics. He founded the study of eugenics and the theory of anticyclones
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Noun1.Galton - English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropologyGalton - English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
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Galton's "Hereditary Genius," he will find that this assertion is not far from the truth.
(This statement is based upon experiment.) Galton, as every one knows, investigated visual imagery, and found that education tends to kill it: the Fellows of the Royal Society turned out to have much less of it than their wives.
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STEPTOE and Son and Hancock's Half Hour comedy writer Ray Galton has died aged 88.
RAY GALTON, who along with partner Alan Simpson forged one of the country's best-loved comedy writing teams, has died aged 88.
COMEDIANS last night paid tribute to legendary sitcom writer Ray Galton who has died aged 88.
RAY GALTON, who with partner Alan Simpson forged one of the country's best-loved comedy writing teams, has died aged 88.
Galton died on Friday night after a long battle with dementia, his family said.
Ray Galton, one half of the Galton and Simpson writing duo who created ground-breaking sitcoms including Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe & Son, has died aged 88, his family has announced.
The victim had been delivering food to a home on Galton Road, Bearwood, when he was approached by two men dressed all in black.