William Michael Herbert Greaves

1897 - 1955

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William Greaves graduated from Cambridge and then worked at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. He became Professor of Astronomy in Edinburgh. He worked on both theoretical and practical astronomy.
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  1. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Notes

Honours awarded to William Greaves
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Fellow of the Royal Society of EdinburghElected 1939
Fellow of the Royal Society1943

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