Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia)
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|Lycos Zone: Mathematics|
|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|
|Resource Types:||Articles, Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri|
|Math Topics:||Measurement, History and Biography, Astronomy|
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