Reminiscences and discoveries: Harold Jeffreys from 1891 to 1940

  title={Reminiscences and discoveries: Harold Jeffreys from 1891 to 1940},
  author={B. Swirles},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={301 - 308}
  • B. Swirles
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Throughout his long life Harold found absorbing interest in all aspects of nature. Most of his published work was about geophysics and dynamical astronomy, but the sixth volume of his Collected papers1 contains those concerned with other sciences, in particular botany. In my first section I give something of the background to this early work. He was not an adventurous traveller, but he made many visits abroad when it was not so common for scientists to travel as it is now. My second section is… Expand
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