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Biographies

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

History Topics

  1. Classical light
  2. References for Classical light
  3. Mathematics and Art
  4. References for Mathematics and Art
  5. Arabic mathematics
  6. Coffee houses
  7. 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 Giambattista della Porta
  9. References for James Bradley
  10. References for Louis Carré
  11. References for Zhao Youqin
  12. References for George Stokes
  13. References for Ptolemy
  14. References for Thomas Hobbes
  15. References for Rudolf Clausius
  16. References for Robert Hooke
  17. References for Maximilian Herzberger
  18. References for Egnatio Danti
  19. References for Oronce Fine
  20. References for Ernst Abbe

Additional material

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

Astronomy section

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