Georg Joachim von Lauchen Rheticus

1514 - 1574


Georg Joachim Rheticus was an Austrian mathematician and astronomer who published the trigonometrical sections of Copernicus's De Revolutionibus.
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List of References (14 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Georg Joachim Rheticus
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Lunar featuresCrater Rhaeticus


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Galileo Project
  1. Linda Hall Library (Narratio Prima: 1540)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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