Person: Everett, Alice


Alice Everett was a mathematician and astronomer who studied the mathematical tripos at Girton College, worked at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and then at the Potsdam Astrophysical Observatory. She had a second career working on optics at the National Physical Laboratory. Her final career was working on the early developments of television broadcasting.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 15 May 1865, Glasgow, Scotland. Died 21 July 1949, Hampton Hill, Middlesex, England.

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Astronomy, Origin Scotland, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive