Article ID: CBB000651784

Why William Rowan Hamilton was not an FRS (2005)

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Sir William Rowan Hamilton was a highly respected mathematician and scientist with close connections to influential members of the Royal Society, but he was not an FRS. The article explored possible reason for this.

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Authors & Contributors
Nakane, Michiyo
Hankins, Thomas L.
Fraser, Craig G.
Bachelard, S.
Wilson, Nancy
Mathews, Jerold
Journals
Actes du ... Congrès International d'Histoire des Sciences
科学史研究 Kagakusi Kenkyu (History of Science)
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Publishers
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Cambridge University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Concepts
Algebra
Mathematics
Optics
Biographies
Mathematicians
Mathematical analysis
People
Hamilton, William Rowan
Peacock, George
Jacobi, Karl Gustav Jakob
Weierstrass, Karl Theodor
Boole, George
De Morgan, Augustus
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
Places
Ireland
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