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dc.contributor.authorPeres, Toby
dc.contributor.authorGomez Mena, Jose
dc.contributor.authorRobertson, Edmund
dc.contributor.authorFalconer, Isobel
dc.contributor.authorO'Connor, John
dc.identifier.citationPeres , T , Gomez Mena , J , Robertson , E , Falconer , I & O'Connor , J 2019 , ' Paris 1907 : the observer vs the administrator ' , Astronomy & Geophysics , vol. 60 , no. 1 , pp. 1.40-1.42 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 257004722
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 0563bb8d-1b36-4504-b46d-c19b8417442d
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0002-7076-9136/work/54181541
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85062880579
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dc.descriptionAuthors are grateful to the Royal Astronomical Society for supporting Toby Peres summer studentship.en
dc.description.abstractRAS funding for a biographical database of scientists has thrown up a story of confusion and fake news surrounding the Paris Observatory's search for a new director in 1907. Toby Peres, Jose Gomez Mena, Edmund Robertson, Isobel Falconer and John O'Connor report.
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dc.rightsCopyright © 2019 Royal Astronomical Society, published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society . This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher's policies. This is the author created accepted version manuscript following peer review and as such may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at
dc.subjectHistory of mathematicsen
dc.subjectHistory of astronomyen
dc.subjectParis Observatoryen
dc.subjectDC Franceen
dc.subjectQA Mathematicsen
dc.subjectQB Astronomyen
dc.subjectHistory and Philosophy of Scienceen
dc.subjectMathematics (miscellaneous)en
dc.subjectAstronomy and Astrophysicsen
dc.titleParis 1907 : the observer vs the administratoren
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Applied Mathematicsen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.St Andrews GAP Centreen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Computational Algebraen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Pure Mathematicsen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Mathematics and Statisticsen
dc.description.statusNon peer revieweden

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