Normal view MARC view
  • Alexander, Elizabeth,

Alexander, Elizabeth, 1908-1958 (Personal Name)

Preferred form: Alexander, Elizabeth, 1908-1958
Used for/see from:
  • Caldwell, Elizabeth (Frances Elizabeth Somerville), 1908-1958

Rocks, radio and radar` 2019: eCIP subtitle (the extraordinary scientific, social and military life of Elizabeth Alexander) summary (This book tells the story of Elizabeth Alexander, a pioneering scientist who changed thinking in geology and radio astronomy during WWII and its aftermath) chapter 1 (born on the inauspicious date of Friday the 13th of December 1908)

Wikipedia page, viewed 22 January 2019: (Frances Elizabeth Somerville Alexander (née Caldwell; 13 December 1908 - 15 October 1958) was a British geologist, academic, and physicist, whose wartime work with radar and radio led to early developments in radio astronomy and whose post-war work on the geology of Singapore is considered a significant foundation to contemporary research. Alexander earned her PhD from Newnham College. Cambridge)