Index by Year of Birth
Arthur Stanley Eddington
* 1882 Kendal, England
+ 1944 Cambridge, UK
Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington was an English astronomer, physicist,
He was also a philosopher of science and a populariser of science.
The Eddington limit, the natural limit to the luminosity of stars,
or the radiation generated by accretion onto a compact object, is
named in his honour.
He also conducted an expedition to observe the solar eclipse of 29
that provided one of the earliest confirmations of Einstein's
theory of general relativity.
2022 J. Giesen