Ångström, Anders Jonas (1814–1874)
Ångström entered the university of Upsala (1833), then became a privat-docent (1839), keeper of the observatory (1843), and professor of physics (1858). From 1867 till his death, he acted as secretary to the Royal Society of Sciences at Upsala. Among his chief published works were Recherches sur le Spectre solaire (Berlin, 1869), Sur les Spectres des Gas simples (1871), and Mémoire sur la Temperature de la terre (1871).
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