- Henry Nottidge Moseley
He studied at Harrow, Oxford (Arts) and the University of London (medicine). He married Amabel Gwyn Jeffreys in 1881 and had a son the British physicist Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley.
He participated as naturalist in expeditions to
Ceylon, and to Californiaand Oregon, and most notably the 1872-76 HMS Challengerexpedition which covered over 120 000 km. He began to work at the University of Londonin 1879 and obtained the Linacre chair of human and comparative anatomy at the University of Oxfordin 1881. He was a significant influence on his students Halford Mackinder["Sir Halford Mackinder, 1861 - 1947: Some New Perspectives", by Brian Blouet, Research Paper 13, School of Geography, University of Oxford 1975] and Walter Garstang, who changed his career choice from medicineto zoologyunder Moseley's direction. He obtained the Royal Society's Royal Medalin 1887.
His publications include :
* "On Oregon" (1878).
* "On the Structure of the Sylasteridae" (1878).
* "Notes by a Naturalist on the Challenger" (1879).
invertebrates and the phylogenyof arthropods, coraland molluscs.
Moseley is commemorated in the binomial of the
Northern Rockhopper Penguin"Eudyptes moseleyi".
* Allen G. Debus (ed.) (1968). "World Who’s Who in Science. A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Scientists from Antiquity to the Present." Marquis-Who’s Who (Chicago) : xvi + 1855 p.
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