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Biographies

  1. Sun Zi (about 400-about 460)
  2. Christoph Scheiner (1573-1650)
  3. Sun-Yung Alice Chang (1948-)
  4. Aristarchus (about 310 BC-about 230 BC)
  5. Christopher Clavius (1538-1612)
  6. Jeremiah Horrocks (1618-1641)
  7. Heraclides (387 BC-312 BC)
  8. Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)
  9. Ptolemy (about 85-about 165)
  10. Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
  11. Anaxagoras (499 BC-428 BC)
  12. Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712)
  13. Anaximander (611 BC-546 BC)
  14. Al-Battani (about 868-929)
  15. Tycho Brahe (1546-1601)
  16. Hipparchus (190 BC-120 BC)
  17. Pierre Gassendi (1592-1655)
  18. Jean Richer (1630-1696)
  19. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
  20. Arthur Eddington (1882-1944)
  21. Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598-1671)
  22. Benedetto Castelli (1578-1643)
  23. Oenopides (about 490 BC-about 420 BC)
  24. al-Khazin (about 900-about 971)
  25. Proclus (411-485)
  26. Gustav Kirchhoff (1824-1887)
  27. Ismael Boulliau (1605-1694)
  28. Jyesthadeva (about 1500-about 1575)
  29. Al-Biruni (973-1048)
  30. Ibn Yunus (950-1009)
  31. Vijayanandi (about 940-about 1010)
  32. Thomas Harriot (1560-1621)
  33. Levi ben Gerson (1288-1344)
  34. Nilakantha (1444-1544)
  35. Nicole-Reine Etable de Labrière (1723-1788)
  36. George Darwin (1845-1912)
  37. William McCrea (1904-1999)
  38. Philip van Lansberge (1561-1632)
  39. Cleomedes (about 10-about 70)
  40. Al-Khalili (about 1320-about 1380)
  41. Guglielmo Righini (1908-1978)
  42. Alexander Wilson (1714-1786)
  43. Annie Scott Dill Maunder (1868-1947)
  44. Al-Farisi (about 1260-about 1320)
  45. Urbain Le Verrier (1811-1877)
  46. Jean Picard (1620-1682)
  47. Thales of Miletus (about 624 BC-about 547 BC)
  48. Diocles (about 240 BC-about 180 BC)
  49. Posidonius (135 BC-51 BC)
  50. Ibrahim ibn Sinan (908-946)
  51. Robert Hooke (1635-1703)
  52. Paul Wittich (1546-1586)
  53. Victor Olunloyo (1935-)
  54. Harlow Shapley (1885-1972)
  55. Maria Winckelmann (1670-1720)
  56. Aryabhata (476-550)
  57. Tom Cowling (1906-1990)
  58. Jabir ibn Aflah (about 1100-about 1160)
  59. Jérôme Lalande (1732-1807)
  60. Autolycus (about 360 BC-about 290 BC)
  61. James Bradley (1693-1762)
  62. Callippus (about 370 BC-about 310 BC)
  63. Rudolf Wolf (1816-1893)
  64. Ernest Esclangon (1876-1954)
  65. Hippolyte Fizeau (1819-1896)
  66. Hermann of Reichenau (1013-1054)
  67. Finlay Freundlich (1885-1964)
  68. Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811)
  69. Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
  70. Anthemius (about 474-about 534)
  71. Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846)
  72. Erasmus Reinhold (1511-1553)
  73. Derrick Norman Lehmer (1867-1938)
  74. Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877)
  75. Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)
  76. Georgios Remoundos (1878-1928)
  77. Giordano Bruno (1548-1600)
  78. Georg Peurbach (1423-1461)
  79. Pappus (about 290-about 350)
  80. John Herschel (1792-1871)
  81. Tadeusz Banachiewicz (1882-1954)
  82. Karl Schwarzschild (1873-1916)
  83. Arthur Milne (1896-1950)
  84. Isaac Newton (1643-1727)
  85. John Brinkley (1766-1835)
  86. João Baptista Lavanha (1555-1624)
  87. Empedocles (about 492 BC-about 432 BC)
  88. Plato (427 BC-347 BC)
  89. James Gregory (1638-1675)
  90. Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
  91. Francesco Maurolico (1494-1575)
  92. Heinrich Scherk (1798-1885)
  93. Sydney Chapman (1888-1970)
  94. Zu Chongzhi (429-501)
  95. Jean-Nicolas Nicollet (1786-1843)
  96. William Thomson (1824-1907)
  97. Jean Chazy (1882-1955)
  98. Shiing-shen Chern (1911-2004)
  99. Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862-1951)
  100. Henri Andoyer (1862-1929)
  101. Nicholas Kryffs (1401-1464)
  102. Fabio Conforto (1909-1954)
  103. Georges Buffon (1707-1788)
  104. Kamalakara (about 1616-about 1700)
  105. Léon Foucault (1819-1868)
  106. Avicenna (980-1037)
  107. Archimedes (287 BC-212 BC)
  108. Joel E Hendricks (1818-1893)
  109. Joseph Plateau (1801-1883)
  110. Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687)
  111. Guo Shoujing (1231-1316)
  112. Qin Jiushao (1202-1261)
  113. Luoxia Hong (about 130 BC-about 70 BC)
  114. John Jackson (1887-1958)
  115. G H Hardy (1877-1947)
  116. Theodosius (about 160 BC-about 90 BC)
  117. Petrus Apianus (1495-1552)
  118. Zhao Youqin (1271-about 1335)
  119. Enno Heeren Dirksen (1788-1850)
  120. Karl Sundman (1873-1949)
  121. Eustachio Manfredi (1674-1739)
  122. Eratosthenes (276 BC-194 BC)
  123. Daniel Quillen (1940-2011)
  124. Gilles Roberval (1602-1675)
  125. William Ferrel (1817-1891)
  126. Ralph Sampson (1866-1939)
  127. Monteiro da Rocha (1734-1819)
  128. Brahmadeva (1060-1130)
  129. Otto Yulyevich Schmidt (1891-1956)
  130. John Hellins (1749-1827)
  131. René Descartes (1596-1650)
  132. Mary Somerville (1780-1872)
  133. Alexis Clairaut (1713-1765)
  134. Bernard de Fontenelle (1657-1757)
  135. Ibn al-Haytham (965-1039)
  136. Gregory of Saint-Vincent (1584-1667)
  137. Nassim Taleb (1960-)
  138. Paramesvara (about 1370-about 1460)
  139. Xu Yue (about 160-about 227)
  140. Pascual Jordan (1902-1980)
  141. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)
  142. Adrien Auzout (1622-1691)
  143. Marjorie Senechal (1939-)
  144. Ernst Öpik (1893-1985)
  145. Thierry Aubin (1942-2009)
  146. William Herschel (1738-1822)
  147. Varahamihira (505-587)
  148. Mei Wending (1633-1721)
  149. Bhaskara II (1114-1185)
  150. Giuseppe Biancani (1566-1624)
  151. William McFadden Orr (1866-1934)
  152. Albert of Saxony (1316-1390)
  153. Yves Rocard (1903-1992)
  154. Sporus (about 240-about 300)
  155. Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647)
  156. John Wallis (1616-1703)
  157. Mark Kac (1914-1984)
  158. Boethius (about 480-524)
  159. Mary Newson (1869-1959)
  160. Freeman Dyson (1923-)
  161. Gustav de Vries (1866-1934)
  162. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III (1919-2000)
  163. Guillaume Bigourdan (1851-1932)
  164. William Oughter Lonie (1822-1894)
  165. Giovanni Benedetti (1530-1590)
  166. John Couch Adams (1819-1892)
  167. John Waterston (1811-1883)
  168. Félix Tisserand (1845-1896)
  169. T J J See (1866-1962)
  170. George Stokes (1819-1903)
  171. Henri Mineur (1899-1954)
  172. Shokichi Iyanaga (1906-2006)
  173. Michael Mästlin (1550-1631)
  174. Roy Kerr (1934-)
  175. Albertus (about 1200-1280)
  176. Govindasvami (about 800-about 860)
  177. Muhyi l'din al-Maghribi (about 1220-about 1280)
  178. Banu Musa brothers (about 800-about 860)
  179. Eudemus (about 350 BC-about 290 BC)
  180. Benjamin Peirce (1809-1880)
  181. Stephen de Gurbs (1800-1892)
  182. William Molyneux (1656-1698)
  183. Samuel Molyneux (1689-1728)
  184. Thomas Heath (1861-1940)
  185. Asger Aaboe (1922-2007)
  186. Ludwig Berwald (1883-1942)
  187. Simon Stevin (1548-1620)
  188. Aryabhata II (about 920-about 1000)
  189. al-Jayyani (989-1079)
  190. al-Kashi (1390-1450)
  191. Émile Lemoine (1840-1912)
  192. Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya (1922-2004)
  193. Paul Lévy (1886-1971)
  194. William Birnbaum (1903-2000)
  195. Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713-1762)
  196. Theon of Smyrna (about 70-about 135)
  197. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677-1750)
  198. Pedro Nunes (1502-1578)
  199. Xenocrates (396 BC-314 BC)
  200. Gustav Herglotz (1881-1953)
  201. Heinrich Bruns (1848-1919)
  202. Ralph Boas (1912-1992)
  203. Li Chunfeng (602-670)
  204. Manuel Valdivia (1928-2014)
  205. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
  206. Marino Ghetaldi (1568-1626)
  207. William Oughtred (1574-1660)
  208. Philippe de la Hire (1640-1718)
  209. Bhaskara I (about 600-about 680)
  210. Henry Forder (1889-1981)
  211. Edward Troughton (1753-1835)
  212. Elizabeth Scott (1917-1988)
  213. George Hill (1838-1914)
  214. Robert Ball (1840-1913)
  215. Athanase Dupré (1808-1869)
  216. Shing-Tung Yau (1949-)
  217. John Pople (1925-2004)
  218. Jack Todd (1911-2007)
  219. James Jeans (1877-1946)
  220. Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788-1867)
  221. Carl Schoy (1877-1925)
  222. John Hadley (1682-1744)
  223. Ivan Vsevolodovich Meshchersky (1859-1935)
  224. Colin Maclaurin (1698-1746)
  225. Frederico Commandino (1506-1575)
  226. Thomas Digges (1546-1595)
  227. Giovanni Magini (1555-1617)
  228. Josef Stefan (1835-1893)
  229. Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre (1749-1822)
  230. Francesco Grimaldi (1618-1663)
  231. Sijue Wu (1964-)
  232. René Thom (1923-2002)
  233. Pietro Cataldi (1548-1626)
  234. James Hutton (1726-1797)
  235. Carl Størmer (1874-1957)
  236. Jacques Cassini (1677-1756)
  237. Franz Aepinus (1724-1802)
  238. Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941)
  239. John Landen (1719-1790)
  240. Gan De (about 400 BC-about 340 BC)
  241. Edward Kasner (1878-1955)
  242. Osborne Reynolds (1842-1912)
  243. Eugène Cosserat (1866-1931)
  244. Kelly Miller (1863-1939)
  245. Alexander Friedmann (1888-1925)
  246. Adelard (1075-1160)
  247. Victor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian (1908-1996)
  248. Amélie Harlay (1768-1832)
  249. Simon Newcomb (1835-1909)
  250. Pierre Petit (1594-1677)
  251. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910-1995)
  252. Walter Ledermann (1911-2009)
  253. Roger Bacon (1214-1292)
  254. Anders Lexell (1740-1784)
  255. Christopher Wren (1632-1723)
  256. Charles Hayes (1678-1760)
  257. Hermann Brück (1905-2000)
  258. Hans Bethe (1906-2005)
  259. Robert Woodward (1849-1924)
  260. Thabit (836-901)
  261. Kurt Mahler (1903-1988)
  262. Zenodorus (about 200 BC-about 140 BC)
  263. Herbert Dingle (1890-1978)
  264. Conon (about 280 BC-about 220 BC)
  265. Johann Werner (1468-1522)
  266. Matthew Stewart (1717-1785)
  267. Al-Khwarizmi (about 790-about 850)
  268. Pierre Rémond de Montmort (1678-1719)
  269. Vladimir Arnold (1937-2010)
  270. Willem de Sitter (1872-1934)
  271. al-Khujandi (about 940-1000)
  272. Lalla (about 720-about 790)
  273. Egnatio Danti (1536-1586)
  274. Dominique Cassini (1748-1845)
  275. Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)
  276. Gabriel Mouton (1618-1694)
  277. Ulugh Beg (1393-1449)
  278. Robert d'Adhémar (1874-1941)
  279. Wang Xiaotong (about 580-about 640)

History Topics

  1. Kepler's Laws
  2. Sundials
  3. Orbits
  4. Size of the Universe
  5. Planetary motion
  6. Christianity and Mathematics
  7. Greek astronomy
  8. Cosmology
  9. Classical time
  10. Newton poetry
  11. Classical light
  12. Physical world
  13. Gravitation
  14. Forgery 1
  15. Chandrasekhar Eddington
  16. Mayan mathematics
  17. Black holes
  18. Jaina mathematics
  19. References for Greek astronomy
  20. Ten classics
  21. General relativity
  22. Neptune and Pluto
  23. Longitude2
  24. Chinese overview
  25. Longitude1
  26. Greek sources II
  27. Mathematical games
  28. U of St Andrews History
  29. Chinese problems
  30. 20th century time
  31. Infinity
  32. Newton's bucket
  33. Modern light
  34. Greeks poetry
  35. Indian mathematics
  36. References for Water-clocks
  37. Babylonian numerals
  38. Water-clocks
  39. References for Jaina mathematics
  40. Babylonian mathematics
  41. Science in the 17th century
  42. References for Sundials
  43. Arabic mathematics
  44. Chinese numerals
  45. Decimal time
  46. Egyptian mathematics
  47. Weather forecasting
  48. Galileo's Difesa

Societies etc

  1. Barcelona Academy of Sciences
  2. Sinica Academia
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences
  4. Italian Academy of Sciences
  5. New Zealand Royal Society

Honours

  1. International Congress Speaker
  2. Royal Medal
  3. AMS Satter Prize
  4. AMS Colloquium Lecturer

References

  1. References for Sun Zi
  2. References for Sun-Yung Alice Chang
  3. References for Hipparchus
  4. References for Ptolemy
  5. References for Yang Hui
  6. References for Victor Olunloyo
  7. References for Al-Battani
  8. References for Geminus
  9. References for Theon of Alexandria
  10. References for Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III
  11. References for Philip van Lansberge
  12. References for Jeremiah Horrocks
  13. References for Tycho Brahe
  14. References for William McCrea
  15. References for Archimedes
  16. References for Frank Harary
  17. References for Levi ben Gerson
  18. References for Richard Feynman
  19. References for Daniel Quillen
  20. References for Nathan Divinsky
  21. References for Erasmus Reinhold
  22. References for Annie Scott Dill Maunder
  23. References for Rudolf Wolf
  24. References for Ibn Yunus
  25. References for Varahamihira
  26. References for James Ezeilo
  27. References for Regiomontanus
  28. References for Thomas Harriot

Additional material

  1. Kelvin on the sun
  2. Kelvin on the sun, Part 2
  3. Kepler's Planetary Laws
  4. Airy on Thales' eclipse
  5. Newton by his contemporaries
  6. Finlay Freundlich's Inaugural Address
  7. D'Arcy Thompson on Plato and Planets
  8. Finlay Freundlich's Inaugural Address, Part 2
  9. Olunloyo interview
  10. Rudio's Euler talk
  11. Eulogy to Euler by Fuss
  12. Lucretius: 'On the Nature of Things
  13. Payne-Gaposchkin introduction
  14. Yung-Chow Wong
  15. Brinkley Copley Medal
  16. William Herschel discoveries
  17. Bradley letter
  18. Clifford and the eclipse of 1870
  19. Rudio's talk
  20. Heavens and their story
  21. Simplicius on astronomy and physics
  22. Dahlin Extracts
  23. James Jeans: 'Physics and Philosophy' I
  24. Valdivia aspects of maths
  25. Cosmic Parade
  26. Ahrens book of quotes
  27. American Academy memoirs
  28. John Couch Adams' account of the discovery of Neptune
  29. Christiaan Huygens' article on Saturn's Ring
  30. Rose's Greek mathematical literature
  31. Herschel William papers
  32. Galileo: 'Confession
  33. Teixeira on Rocha
  34. John Walsh's delusions
  35. NAS founders
  36. Ward Cheney Memory
  37. University of Glasgow Examinations
  38. Thomson on British units
  39. Thomson on 'ether
  40. Letters from Galileo' Preface
  41. Art Mathematics Music.html
  42. Horace Lamb addresses the British Association in 1904, Part 2
  43. Born Inaugural
  44. Cassini and the Division in Saturn's Ring
  45. Ptolemy's hypotheses of astronomy
  46. Maskelyne parallax proposal
  47. Plato describes the planets
  48. Descartes' World
  49. Proclus on pure and applied mathematics
  50. Edmund Whittaker: 'Physics and Philosophy
  51. Laplace: 'Essay on probabilities
  52. The Tercentenary of the birth of James Gregory
  53. Mathematicians and Music 2.1
  54. Copernicus introduction I
  55. Edward Sang on his tables
  56. Payne-Gaposchkin on Eddington
  57. Poem for Benjamin Peirce
  58. The Morning Round
  59. Mathematics at Aberdeen 1
  60. Aristotle on physics and mathematics
  61. Miller graduation address
  62. Leslie works
  63. The Samarkand Observatory
  64. Mathematicians and Music 2.2
  65. Oliver Heaviside and Newton Abbott
  66. Al-Biruni: 'Coordinates of Cities
  67. Hendricks autobiography
  68. Brinkley obituary
  69. W H Young addresses ICM 1928 Part 2
  70. Science at St Andrews
  71. Al-Kashi's letter
  72. NAS Memoir of Chauvenet
  73. Atlas de la Lune
  74. Max Planck: 'The Nature of Light
  75. Footsteps of Columbus
  76. MacDuffee Addresses
  77. Lonie's ideas on education
  78. Brinkley Astronomy
  79. Herschel Museum
  80. Bessel and the Royal Astronomical Society
  81. Charles Bossut on Leibniz and Newton
  82. Hardy in the USA
  83. Groups St Andrews proceedings
  84. Pappus on mechanics
  85. Coulson: 'Electricity
  86. Cariolaro's papers
  87. Herivel's books
  88. J Ruska on Heinrich Suter
  89. Euclid on elementary astronomy
  90. De Coste on Mersenne
  91. Gurbs window
  92. De Rham mountaineering
  93. James Jeans addresses the British Association in 1934, Part 2
  94. U N Singh
  95. Thue Berlin letter

Quotations

  1. A quotation by Sun Zi
  2. Quotations by Kepler
  3. Quotations by Galileo
  4. A quotation by Al-Haytham
  5. Quotations by Turing
  6. Quotations by Anaximander
  7. Quotations by Chandrasekhar
  8. Quotations by Khayyam
  9. Quotations by Brahmagupta
  10. Quotations by Atiyah
  11. A quotation by Eudoxus
  12. Quotations by Leonardo
  13. Quotations by Copernicus
  14. Quotations by Anaxagoras
  15. Quotations by Ulam

Famous Curves

  1. Cassinian
  2. Ellipse
  3. Involute

Chronology

  1. Mathematical Chronology
  2. Chronology for 500BC to 1AD
  3. Chronology for 30000BC to 500BC
  4. Chronology for 1300 to 1500
  5. Chronology for 1500 to 1600

EMS Archive

  1. Edinburgh Mathematical Society Lecturers 1883-2016
  2. 1897-98 May meeting

BMC Archive

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Gazetteer of the British Isles

  1. London individuals A-C
  2. London individuals H-M
  3. London Museums
  4. York
  5. Hoole, Lancashire
  6. References
  7. Other London Institutions outside the centre
  8. Slough, Berkshire
  9. Grantham, Lincolnshire
  10. Low Bentham, North Yorkshire
  11. Rugby, Warwickshire
  12. Scilly Isles
  13. Cambridge Colleges
  14. Llanberis, Gwynedd
  15. Reading, Berkshire

Astronomy section

  1. The Reaches of the Milky Way
  2. The Structure of the Solar System
  3. Extras Index
  4. The Dynamics of the Solar System
  5. The Infinite Universe
  6. A Brief History of Time and Calendars


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