Wollaston

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Francis Wollaston (astronomer) - Family
... daughter of John Hyde, in 1758 and they had several children Mary Hyde Wollaston(1760-1843) m.(in 1803) Rev W ... Panchen Althea Hyde Wollaston (1760-1785) married William Heberden (1754 -1843) ... Francis John Hyde Wollaston (1762-1823) Charlotte Hyde Wollaston (1763-1835) Katherine Hyde Wollaston (1764-1844), conchologist ...
Sandy Wollaston
... Alexander Frederick Richmond “Sandy” Wollaston (1875 - 3 June 1930) was a British medical doctor, ornithologist, botanist, climber and explorer ... Wollaston was educated at Clifton College and studied medicine at King's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1896 and qualifying as a surgeon in 1903 ... Wollaston was murdered by Douglas Potts, a student, at his rooms in Cambridge ...
Coddington Magnifier - History
... In 1812 William Hyde Wollaston introduced a much improved version of the earliest magnifiers consisting of a spherical glass by employing two hemispheres of glass mounted together ... Sir David Brewster found that Wollaston's form worked best when the two lenses were hemispheres and the central space was filled up with a transparent cement having the same refractive ... In 1829, Henry Coddington brought the Wollaston-Brewster lens into general notice, and further refined the design by modifying the shape of the groove, though Coddington laid no ...
Sandy Wollaston - Expeditions To New Guinea
... Wollaston participated in the BOU Expedition to the Snow Mountains of Netherlands New Guinea in 1910–11 ... In 1912–13 Wollaston led a second expedition (the Wollaston Expedition) to New Guinea ... He is commemorated in the name of a bat – Wollaston's Roundleaf Bat, Hipposideros wollastoni ...