George Cunliffe McVittie

1904 - 1988

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George McVittie studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge. He then held posts at Leeds, Edinburgh and London and became Professor of Astronomy at the University of Illinois. His main work was in Relativity and Cosmology.
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  1. G C McVittie papers
  2. Obituary: Independent
  3. Obituary: Royal Astronomical Society

Honours awarded to George McVittie
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Elected 1943

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