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Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia)

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Author:Lycos Zone: Mathematics
Description: A short biography of Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846), the German astronomer and mathematician, best known for making the first accurate measurement of the distance to a star.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri
Math Topics: Measurement, History and Biography, Astronomy

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