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Biographies

  1. Hubert Linfoot (1905-1982)
  2. Ibn al-Haytham (965-1039)
  3. Maximilian Herzberger (1899-1982)
  4. George Stokes (1819-1903)
  5. Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
  6. Humphrey Lloyd (1800-1881)
  7. Józeph Petzval (1807-1891)
  8. Thomas Harriot (1560-1621)
  9. Ole Jacob Broch (1818-1889)
  10. Ptolemy (about 85-about 165)
  11. Willebrord Snell (1580-1626)
  12. Aleksandr Aleksandrov (1912-1999)
  13. Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich (1711-1787)
  14. William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865)
  15. David Gregory (1659-1708)
  16. Giuseppe Basso (1842-1895)
  17. Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894)
  18. Robert Grosseteste (1168-1253)
  19. Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
  20. Alfred Barnard Basset (1854-1930)
  21. Claude Mydorge (1585-1647)
  22. Abdel-Shafy Obada (1942-)
  23. Isaac Barrow (1630-1677)
  24. Roman Stanislaw Ingarden (1920-2011)
  25. Isaac Newton (1643-1727)
  26. Roger Bacon (1214-1292)
  27. Florimond de Beaune (1601-1652)
  28. Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647)
  29. Constantin Carathéodory (1873-1950)
  30. Albert Châtelet (1883-1960)
  31. Yves Rocard (1903-1992)
  32. Al-Kindi (about 805-873)
  33. Johann Rahn (1622-1676)
  34. Pierre Fermat (1601-1665)
  35. Johann Hudde (1628-1704)
  36. Daniel da Silva (1814-1878)
  37. Étienne Montucla (1725-1799)
  38. Thomas Young (1773-1829)
  39. Yuri Vladimirovich Linnik (1915-1972)
  40. Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774-1862)
  41. Anton Dimitrija Bilimovic (1879-1970)
  42. Theon of Alexandria (about 335-about 405)
  43. Samuel Molyneux (1689-1728)
  44. Felix Hausdorff (1868-1942)
  45. Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961)
  46. Giovanni Benedetti (1530-1590)
  47. Ralph Sampson (1866-1939)
  48. George Airy (1801-1892)
  49. Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811)
  50. Nicholas Saunderson (1682-1739)
  51. John Synge (1897-1995)
  52. Augustin Fresnel (1788-1827)
  53. Abraham Kästner (1719-1800)
  54. Bernard Lamy (1640-1715)
  55. Henri Poincaré (1854-1912)
  56. Euclid (about 325 BC-about 265 BC)
  57. George Pólya (1887-1985)
  58. Willem 'sGravesande (1688-1742)
  59. Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777)
  60. Geminus (about 10 BC-about 60)
  61. Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette (1769-1834)
  62. William Whiston (1667-1752)
  63. Albert Wangerin (1844-1933)
  64. Marian Smoluchowski (1872-1917)
  65. James Stirling (1692-1770)
  66. William Molyneux (1656-1698)
  67. George FitzGerald (1851-1901)
  68. Guido Grandi (1671-1742)
  69. Georges Buffon (1707-1788)
  70. Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713-1762)
  71. George Chrystal (1851-1911)
  72. Avicenna (980-1037)
  73. John Playfair (1748-1819)
  74. Marion Walter (1928-)
  75. Gustav Herglotz (1881-1953)
  76. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
  77. Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687)
  78. Ernest Wilkins (1923-2011)
  79. Yvonne Bruhat (1923-)
  80. Shen Kua (1031-1095)
  81. Charles-François Sturm (1803-1855)
  82. Richard Delamain (1600-1644)
  83. Ambrose Rogers (1920-2005)
  84. Saunders Mac Lane (1909-2005)
  85. James Jeans (1877-1946)
  86. Marion Gray (1902-1979)
  87. Leon Mirsky (1918-1983)
  88. George Atwood (1745-1807)
  89. John Hadley (1682-1744)
  90. Abraham bar Hiyya (1070-1136)
  91. Joseph Larmor (1857-1942)
  92. Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615)
  93. Joseph Keller (1923-2016)
  94. Zhao Youqin (1271-about 1335)
  95. Thomas Hakon Grönwall (1877-1932)
  96. René Descartes (1596-1650)
  97. Georg Klügel (1739-1812)
  98. Hippolyte Fizeau (1819-1896)
  99. Johann Benedict Listing (1808-1882)
  100. Carl Neumann (1832-1925)
  101. Henry Savile (1549-1622)
  102. Eustachio Manfredi (1674-1739)
  103. James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879)
  104. Joachim Jungius (1587-1657)
  105. Philippe de la Hire (1640-1718)
  106. Erasmus Bartholin (1625-1698)
  107. Cesare Burali-Forti (1861-1931)
  108. Benjamin Moiseiwitsch (1927-2016)
  109. Martin Kruskal (1925-2006)
  110. Hanno Rund (1925-1993)
  111. Louis de Broglie (1892-1987)
  112. Ernst Abbe (1840-1905)
  113. Hans Heilbronn (1908-1975)
  114. Claude Dechales (1621-1678)
  115. William Emerson (1701-1782)
  116. Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877)
  117. Gregory of Saint-Vincent (1584-1667)
  118. Nicholas Oresme (1323-1382)
  119. Francesco Grimaldi (1618-1663)
  120. Josef Stefan (1835-1893)
  121. Eugenio Beltrami (1835-1900)
  122. William B Coutts (1885-1946)
  123. Jean-Marie Duhamel (1797-1872)
  124. Kunihiko Kodaira (1915-1997)
  125. Al-Farisi (about 1260-about 1320)
  126. Giusto Bellavitis (1803-1880)
  127. Edmund Whittaker (1873-1956)
  128. Pappus (about 290-about 350)
  129. Jacob ben Tibbon (1236-1305)
  130. Julius Weisbach (1806-1871)
  131. Karl Schwarzschild (1873-1916)
  132. Rudolf Clausius (1822-1888)
  133. Jacques Cassini (1677-1756)
  134. John Brinkley (1766-1835)
  135. Honoré Fabri (1608-1688)
  136. Peter Ramus (1515-1572)
  137. Gaspard Monge (1746-1818)
  138. Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736-1813)
  139. Christopher Wren (1632-1723)
  140. Menahem Schiffer (1911-1997)
  141. Cathleen Morawetz (1923-2017)
  142. Philipp Frank (1884-1966)
  143. Anton Kazimirovich Suschkevich (1889-1961)
  144. Arthur Conway (1875-1950)
  145. Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754)
  146. James Gregory (1638-1675)
  147. Vitruvius (about 85 BC-about 20 BC)
  148. Guidobaldo del Monte (1545-1607)
  149. John Craig (1663-1731)
  150. Tobias Mayer (1723-1762)
  151. Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)
  152. Ludwig Sylow (1832-1918)
  153. Jakob Hermann (1678-1733)
  154. Jérôme Lalande (1732-1807)
  155. Robert Boyle (1627-1691)
  156. Balthasar van der Pol (1889-1959)
  157. Guarino Guarini (1624-1683)
  158. William Horner (1786-1837)
  159. Francesco Maurolico (1494-1575)
  160. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898)
  161. Bernard de Fontenelle (1657-1757)
  162. Jean-Baptiste Morin (1583-1656)
  163. Jacques Hadamard (1865-1963)
  164. Christian Doppler (1803-1853)
  165. Samuel Haughton (1821-1897)
  166. Thomas Bayes (1702-1761)
  167. John William Strutt (1842-1919)

History Topics

  1. Classical light
  2. Mathematics and Art
  3. References for Classical light
  4. References for Mathematics and Art
  5. Arabic mathematics
  6. African men 1
  7. Coffee houses
  8. Greek astronomy

Societies etc

  1. Paris Academy of Sciences
  2. Spitalfields Mathematical Society

Honours

  1. Copley Medal
  2. Royal Medal

References

  1. References for Euclid
  2. References for Ibn al-Haytham
  3. References for René Descartes
  4. References for Francesco Maurolico
  5. References for Christiaan Huygens
  6. References for Isaac Newton
  7. References for Johannes Kepler
  8. References for Egnatio Danti
  9. References for Giambattista della Porta
  10. References for James Bradley
  11. References for Louis Carré
  12. References for Zhao Youqin
  13. References for George Stokes
  14. References for Ptolemy
  15. References for Thomas Hobbes
  16. References for Alfred Barnard Basset
  17. References for Rudolf Clausius
  18. References for Robert Hooke
  19. References for Maximilian Herzberger
  20. References for Oronce Fine
  21. References for Ernst Abbe

Additional material

  1. J L Synge: 'Geometrical Optics
  2. Obada publications
  3. Kepler's 'Foundations of modern optics' Preface to a translation
  4. J L Synge and Hamilton
  5. Max Planck: 'The Nature of Light
  6. Kline's books
  7. Horace Lamb addresses the British Association in 1904
  8. Herzberger Ives Medal
  9. Proclus on pure and applied mathematics
  10. Knorr's papers
  11. Basset prefaces
  12. Boyer's books
  13. Douglas Jones publications
  14. Moiseiwitsch Variational Principles
  15. Who was who 1852
  16. Graves on Hamilton
  17. W H Young addresses ICM 1928 Part 2
  18. Heinrich Weber's books
  19. Huygens: 'Traité de la lumière
  20. Dahlin Extracts
  21. Aristotle on physics and mathematics
  22. Colin Maclaurin
  23. Gibson History 9 - Colin Maclaurin
  24. Landau and Lifshitz reviews
  25. Mathematics in Aberdeen
  26. Gregory-Collins correspondence
  27. Herivel's books
  28. Euclid on elementary astronomy
  29. De Coste on Mersenne
  30. Mathematicians and Music 3
  31. H M Macdonald addresses the British Association in 1934
  32. Serge Lang: 'A first course in calculus
  33. NAS founders
  34. Mathematics at Aberdeen 2
  35. Smith Autograph Papers
  36. Mathematics in St Andrews
  37. Mathematics in Edinburgh
  38. Gibson History 3 - Founding of the Universities
  39. Ball papers
  40. Hormander books
  41. Pedoe's books
  42. Edinburgh Physics Examinations
  43. Mathematicians and Music 2.1
  44. Zwicky lecture
  45. Percy MacMahon addresses the British Association in 1901
  46. Levi-Civita: 'Absolute Differential Calculus
  47. Collins meets Newton
  48. Landau and Lifshitz Prefaces
  49. Gibson History 7 - Robert Simson
  50. ELOGIUM OF EULER
  51. Proclus and the history of geometry as far as Euclid
  52. Bahouri publications
  53. Bell papers
  54. Rudio's Euler talk
  55. Diderot: Nicholas Saunderson
  56. Gibson History 2 - Mathematics in the schools
  57. Eulogy to Euler by Fuss
  58. Whittaker RSE Prize
  59. Rose's Greek mathematical literature
  60. Rudio's talk

Quotations

  1. Quotations by Wren
  2. Quotations by Poincare

Famous Curves

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Chronology

  1. Mathematical Chronology
  2. Chronology for 900 to 1100
  3. Chronology for 1625 to 1650
  4. Chronology for 1970 to 1980
  5. Chronology for 1840 to 1850

EMS Archive

  1. Edinburgh Mathematical Society Lecturers 1883-2016
  2. 1905-06 Jun meeting
  3. 1917-18 May meeting
  4. 1883 May meeting
  5. EMS Proceedings papers

BMC Archive

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Gazetteer of the British Isles

  1. London Museums
  2. London individuals A-C
  3. Cambridge Individuals
  4. Canterbury, Kent
  5. Oxford Institutions and Colleges
  6. Malmesbury, Wiltshire
  7. Dublin

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