Arthur Eddington
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Arthur Eddington

British astrophysicist


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Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington was an English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician. 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.

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Victoria University of Manchester
Victoria University of Manchester

British university

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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