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Ryle, Sir Martinlocked

(1918–1984)
  • Malcolm S. Longair

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Ryle, Sir Martin (1918–1984), radio astronomer, was born on 27 September 1918 at Brighton, Sussex, the second son and second child in a family of three sons and two daughters of John Alfred Ryle (1889–1950), a professor of medicine, and his wife, Miriam Power (1893/4–...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)