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CHARLES CHREE AND HIS WORK ON GEOMAGNETISM*

Nature volume 148, pages 153157 (09 August 1941) | Download Citation

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CHARLES CHREE, a son of the manse, an Aberdonian scholar brilliant in classics as well as in science, distinguished later at Cambridge as a mathematical expert on the theory of elasticity, in 1893 took up new and very different labours as superintendent of the magnetic and meteorological observatory at Kew. When he retired in 1925 he was president of both the international organizations concerned with geomagnetism.

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