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Brown, Robert Hanburylocked

(1916–2002)
  • F. Graham-Smith

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Brown, Robert Hanbury (1916–2002), physicist and astronomer, was born on 31 August 1916 at Aruvankadu, in the Nilgiri hills in south India, the son of Colonel Basil Hanbury Brown, Indian army officer, and his wife, Joyce, née Blaker. His parents subsequently divorced, and his mother married ...

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