Benjamin Robins

1707 - 1751


Benjamin Robins was an English engineer who wrote on Newton's mathematics and invented the ballistic pendulum.
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List of References (15 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Benjamin Robins
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Fellow of the Royal Society1727
Royal Society Copley Medal1746


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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