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Biographies

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

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. Chinese numerals
  24. Longitude2
  25. Chinese overview
  26. Longitude1
  27. Greek sources II
  28. Mathematical games
  29. U of St Andrews History
  30. Chinese problems
  31. Galileo's Difesa
  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. Science in the 17th century
  41. Babylonian mathematics
  42. Arabic mathematics
  43. References for Sundials
  44. Decimal time
  45. Egyptian mathematics
  46. Weather forecasting
  47. 20th century time
  48. Infinity

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 Varahamihira
  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 Nathan Divinsky
  20. References for Erasmus Reinhold
  21. References for Annie Scott Dill Maunder
  22. References for Rudolf Wolf
  23. References for Ibn Yunus
  24. References for Daniel Quillen
  25. References for Regiomontanus
  26. References for Thomas Harriot

Additional material

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

Quotations

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