References for Wilhelm Bessel

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  1. W Fricke, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900429.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9078931/Friedrich-Wilhelm-Bessel

Books:

  1. A M Clerke, A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century (1902).
  2. R Engelman, Abhandlungen von Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (Leipzig, 1875).
  3. J Fauvel, R Flood and R Wilson, Möbius and his band (Oxford, 1993).
  4. J Hamel, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (Leipzig, 1984).
  5. K Lawrynowicz, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, 1784-1846 (Basel, 1995).
  6. F Klein, Development of mathematics in the 19th century (Brookline, Mass., 1979).
  7. H S Williams, The Great Astronomers (1930).

Articles:

  1. W Fricke, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846), Astrophys. and Space Sci. 110 (1) (1985), 11-19.
  2. M Galuzzi, Trigonometric interpolation in Gauss, Bessel and Cauchy (Italian), Writings in honor of Giovanni Melzi, Sci. Mat. 11 (Milan, 1994), 173-212.
  3. A A Izotov, Bessel's contribution to the development of higher geodesy (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 18 (1986), 291-302.
  4. Z Kopal, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel - an appreciation, Astrophys. and Space Sci. 110 (1) (1985), 3-10.
  5. M Küssner, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessels Beziehungen zu Göttingen und Erinnerungen an ihn, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. 15 (1978), 5-19.
  6. K K Lavrinovich, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846) : On the 200th anniversary of his birth (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 17 (1984), 285-322.
  7. K K Lavrinovich, Bessel materials in the Leningrad Section of the Archives of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 22 (1990), 191-196.
  8. P van de Kamp, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel : 1784, July 22-1846, March 17, Astrophys. and Space Sci. 110 (1) (1985), 103-104.

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