References for Urbain Le Verrier

Version for printing
  1. J R Levy, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902591.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9047487/Urbain-Jean-Joseph-Le-Verrier

Books:

  1. Centenaire de la naissance de U-J-J le Verrier (Paris, 1911).
  2. J L E Dreyer and H H Turner (eds.), History of the Royal Astronomical Society 1820-1920 (Royal Astronomical Society, London, 1923).
  3. J Lequeux, Le Verrier - Magnificent and Detestable Astronomer (Springer, New York, 2013).
  4. W Sheehan and R Baum, Le Verrier's Wild Geese (New York, 1996).

Articles:

  1. D Aubin, Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (Springer, New York, 2007).
  2. D Aubin, The fading star of the Paris Observatory in the Nineteenth Century, OSIRIS 18 (2003), 79-100.
  3. J Bertrand, Eloge historique de Le Verrier, Annales de l'Observatoire de Paris, Mémoires 15 (1880), 3-22.
  4. K-R Biermann, Der Briefwechsel zwischen Alexander von Humboldt und C. G. J. Jacobi über die Entdeckung des Neptun, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 6 (1) (1969), 61-67.
  5. W W Campbell, The closing of a famous astronomical problem, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 21 (126) (1909), 103-115.
  6. J D Fernie, Marginalia: In Pursuit of Vulcan, American Scientist 82 (5) (1994), 412-415.
  7. B A Gould, Classics of Science: The Discovery of Neptune. The 1850 Report, The Science News-Letter 16 (434) (1929), 69-70.
  8. I Grattan-Guinness, The 'École Polytechnique', 1794-1850: Differences over Educational Purpose and Teaching Practice, Amer. Math. Monthly 112 (3) (2005), 233-250.
  9. D E Smith, Among my Autographs, Amer. Math. Monthly 28 (6-7) (1921), 254-255.

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