Simon Newcomb

1835 - 1909

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Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (11 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

Mathematicians born in the same country

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Simon Newcomb's A School Algebra
  2. Simon Newcomb's Elements of Geometry
  3. Memorial Address for Simon Newcomb
  4. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Simon Newcomb
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Fellow of the Royal Society1877
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1881
Royal Society Copley Medal1890
American Maths Society President1897 - 1898
ASP Bruce Medallist1898
Speaker at International Congress1908
Lunar featuresCrater Newcomb

Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. AMS
  3. NNDB
  4. University of Chicago
  5. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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