Arthur Eddington: Biography, Facts & Quotes


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Arthur Eddington was a famous astronomer and physicist known mostly for his contributions in which field of physics?

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1. Arthur Eddington was a director of the Observatory of which prestigious university for 30 years?

2. Arthur Eddington was also famous for experimentally confirming which famous physics theory in 1919?

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