Adam Sedgwick

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Adam Sedgwick
Lahir(1785-03-22)22 Maret 1785
Dent, Yorkshire
Meninggal27 Januari 1873(1873-01-27) (umur 87)
Cambridge, Inggris
KebangsaanBritania
AlmamaterUniversitas Cambridge
Dikenal atasKlasifikasi batu Kambrium; menentang evolusi dan seleksi alam
PenghargaanMedali Wollaston (1833)
Medali Copley (1863)
Karier ilmiah
BidangGeologi
InstitusiUniversitas Cambridge
Pembimbing akademikThomas Jones
John Dawson
Mahasiswa ternamaGeorge Peacock[1]
William Hopkins
Charles Darwin
Joseph Jukes

Adam Sedgwick (22 Maret 1785 – 27 Januari 1873) adalah salah satu pendiri geologi modern.

Sedgwick lahir di Dent, Yorkshire sebagai anak ketiga dari seorang vikaris Anglikan. Ia menuntut ilmu di sekolah Sedbergh dan Trinity College, Cambridge.[2]

Catatan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ Background note on Adam Sedgwick
  2. ^ "Sedgwick, Adam (SGWK803A)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, The Life and Letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick, Cambridge University Press, 1890, vols. 1-2. (Reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-108-01831-9)
  • Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970-1990; vol. 12, pp. 275–279.
  • A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists, Williams, T. I., Ed., Wiley, 1969, pp. 467–468.
  • Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (2nd Ed.), Doubleday: 1982, p. 299.
  • Quart. J. Geol. Soc., 1873, 29, pp. xxx-xxxix.
  •  Bonney, Thomas George (1889). "Sedgwick, Adam". Dalam Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 17. London: Smith, Elder & Co. hlm. 179–182. 
  • "Adam Sedgwick - Geologist and Dalesman" Colin Speakman Broad Oak Press 1982.
  • "Adam Sedgwick's Dent" A facsimile reprint of 'A Memorial by the Trustees of Cowgill Chapel (1868) and 'Supplement to the Memorial (1870) by Adam Sedgwick with introduction by David Boulton Hollett, Sedbergh and David Boulton Dent 1984.
  • "A Discourse on the Studies of the University" Adam Sedgwick The Victorian Library, Leicester University Press 1969
  • Browne, E. Janet (1995), Charles Darwin: vol. 1 Voyaging, London: Jonathan Cape, ISBN 1-84413-314-1 
  • Herbert, Sandra (1991), "Charles Darwin as a prospective geological author", British Journal for the History of Science (24), hlm. 159–192, diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 8 February 2009, diakses tanggal 2009-01-24 
  • Secord, James A. (2000), Victorian Sensation: the extraordinary publication, reception, and secret authorship of Vestiges of the natural history of creation, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN 0-226-74411-6 

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