Arthur Williams Wright

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1869-1872 Physics and Chemistry Williams College, Williamstown, MA, United States 
 1872-1906 Physics and Chemistry Yale University, New Haven, CT 
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physics and astronomy
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http://wlab.yale.edu/about-us/history
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(1836 - 1915)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/20001483.html
http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu//full/1975IrAJ...12..104H/0000105.000.html
http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1860
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1861PhDT.........1W
Arthur Williams Wright held the first Ph.D. in science awarded in the New World. His doctoral dissertation–on satellite mechanics–was one of three, in different fields, accepted by Yale University for the degree in 1861.

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Hubert Anson Newton grad student 1861 Yale
 (Having Given the Velocity and Direction of Motion of a Meteor on Entering the Atmosphere of the Earth, to Determine its Orbit about the Sun, Taking Into Account the Attractions of both these Bodies.)
Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen post-doc 1868 Universität Heidelberg (Chemistry Tree)
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff post-doc 1868 Universität Heidelberg
Heinrich Gustav Magnus post-doc 1869 Universität Berlin
August Wilhelm von Hofmann post-doc 1869 Universität Berlin (Chemistry Tree)
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