Somerville Mary Fairfax Greig

Som·er·ville

 (sŭm′ər-vĭl′), Mary Fairfax Greig 1780-1872.
British mathematician and astronomer whose Physical Geography (1848) won her international acclaim. The first women's college at Oxford University was funded by and named after her.
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Som·er·ville

(sŭm′ər-vĭl′), Mary Fairfax Greig 1780-1872.
Scottish astronomer and mathematician whose writings, particularly on astronomy, helped make science understandable to the general public.
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