"Many of you no doubt have read Jeans or Eddington."
Sir James Hopwood Jeans
Public DomainSir James Hopwood Jeans
Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington
Public DomainSir Arthur Stanley Eddington

Thank you for the compliment, Jack, but actually few of us nowadays have any clue who Jeans and Eddington were.

Sir James Hopwood Jeans (1877-1946) was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944) was a British astrophysicist.