Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich

1711 - 1787

Click the picture above
to see six larger pictures


Ruggero Boscovich's main work was in mathematical physics. He was the first to give a procedure to compute a planet's orbit from three observations of its position.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (36 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich

Mathematicians born in the same country

Show birthplace location

Honours awarded to Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich
(Click below for those honoured in this way)
Fellow of the Royal Society1761
Lunar featuresRima Boscovich


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. Jesuit Scientists
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. Dalmazia

 Previous  (Chronologically)  Next  Main Index
 Previous  (Alphabetically)  Next  Biographies index

JOC/EFR August 2006

The URL of this page is:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Boscovich.html