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|Birth||December 26, 1780|
|1790-91||Attended boarding school at Musselburgh|
|1804||Married Samuel Grieg (died 1807)|
|1812||Married William Somerville (died 1860)|
|1816||Somervilles moved to London|
Mary presented paper, "The Magnetic Properties of the|
Violet Rays of the Solar Spectrum," to the Royal Society
|1831||Published The Mechanism of the Heavens|
Published On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences; became|
honorary member of the Royal Academy of Dublin and
the Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle ( Geneva)
With Caroline Herschel became first women honorary|
members of the Royal Astronomical Society; became
honorary member of British Philosophical Institution
|1838||Moved to Italy|
|1848||Published Physical Geography|
|1869||Published Molecular and Microscopic Science|