Twiss, Richard Quintin
- Bill Tango
Twiss, Richard Quintin (1920–2005), mathematician and astronomer, was born on 24 August 1920 in Simla, India, the son of Horace William Francis Twiss (1879–1922), an Indian Army officer, and his wife, Maud Agnes (1880/1–1925). His childhood was not happy, after both his parents died when he was very young. He was educated in ...