Harold Calvin Marston Morse

1892 - 1977

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Morse developed variational theory in the large with applications to equilibrium problems in mathematical physics, a theory which is now called Morse theory and forms a vital role in global analysis.
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Marston Morse
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AMS Colloquium Lecturer1931
Speaker at International Congress1932
AMS Bôcher Prize1933
American Maths Society President1941 - 1942
Speaker at International Congress1950
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1952
LMS Honorary Member1967


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