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Hartree, Douglas Raynerlocked

  • C. G. Darwin
  • , revised by Jon Agar


Hartree, Douglas Rayner (1897–1958), mathematician and theoretical physicist, was born on 27 March 1897 in Cambridge, where his father, William Hartree, a grandson of Samuel Smiles, was a member of the teaching staff of the engineering laboratory; he retired in 1913, but thereafter continued to do scientific work, much of it as assistant to his son. ...

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