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Sir Charles Vernon Boys F.R.S

Nature volume 155, pages 4041 (13 January 1945) | Download Citation



CHARLES VERNON BOYS was born at Wing in the county of Rutland on March 15, 1855, the son of the Rev. Charles Boys. Wing continued to be his home for many years, and it was in his father's garden there that Boys thirty-three years later made with his radio-micrometer his well-known experiments on the heat received from the moon and stars.

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