- Sir Martin,1918–84, British astronomer: Nobel Prize in physics 1974.
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He's going to tea at four o'clock at Miss Ryle's—to meet Mrs. Trevalla.'The Intrusions of Peggy
Dr. Ryle's work as our first Bishop was a difficult and arduous one.Recollections of a Busy Life
William B. Forwood
"I must premise that the dictation of this is Mr. Ryle's," he said.
"True," mused Mrs. Ryle, agreeing for once with Mr. Chattaway.
He folded the paper, and laid it on the table near Mrs. Ryle.
- Gilbert . 1900–76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949)
- Sir Martin . 1918–84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer Royal 1972–82; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1974