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Challis, Jameslocked

  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by David B. Wilson


Challis, James (1803–1882), astronomer and physicist, was born on 12 December 1803 at Braintree, Essex, the fourth son of John Challis, a stonemason. After attending Braintree School, the Revd Daniel Copsey's school, Braintree, and Mill Hill School, Mill Hill, Middlesex, Challis matriculated at ...

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