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| Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) - Science - 1913
...he were a novice in the science writing of the masters. Mr. (Geo. W.) Hill, for instance, he records **as "the greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the** 19th century," who, in the determination of certain actual quantities, "has left every investigator... | |
| Simon Newcomb - Astronomers - 1903 - 424 pages
...most eminent and interesting man associated with me during this period was Mr. George \V. Hill, who **will easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century. The only defect of his make-up of which I have reason to complain is the lack of the teaching... | |
| Book collecting - 1903
...the Navy to have the salary of a most valuable member of the Xautical Almanac staff, George W. Hill, **"greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century," raised from $1200 to $1400. Usually these men ask even for no credit, but the story of the... | |
| Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Astronomy - 1909
...of their value. Professor NEWCOMB in his "Reminiscences of an Astronomer" says of Dr. HILL that "he **will easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century." Wedded to his chosen field of labor, he worked, year after year, scarcely known to the public,... | |
| David Starr Jordan - Science - 1910 - 471 pages
...the Lick Observatory, and he refers to George W. Hill who was his subordinate on the Nautical Almanac **as "the greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century." To his contemporaries he was always just and to his subordinates considerate. He took his... | |
| National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - Scientists - 1924
...most eminent and interesting man associated with me during this period was Mr. George W. Hill, who **will easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century. * * * The part assigned to Hill was about the most difficult in the whole work — the theory... | |
| Raymond Clare Archibald - Mathematics - 1938 - 262 pages
...Hill in the extensive international recognition of his eminence. In 1903 Newcomb wrote that Hill would **"easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century." ln 1903 mathematicians also voted that EH Moore was the leading mathematician of the United... | |
| Education - 1972
...York, 16 April 1914), mathematical astronomy. In the opinion of Simon Newcomb, Hill was destined to **rank "as the greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century." In 1903 Hill was ranked second after EH Moore by the leading mathematicians in the United... | |
| Steven J. Dick, Steven J.. Dick - Science - 2003 - 609 pages
...Best known among Newcomb's assistants, however, was George W. Hill (1838-1914) , whom Newcomb called **"the greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century."27 Hill (Figure 8.6) had worked in !" Newcomb discusses his assistants in Reminiscences, pp.... | |
| Science - 1924
...most eminent and interesting man associated with me during this period was Mr. George W. Hill, who **will easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth** century. * * * The part assigned to Hill was about the most difficult in the whole work — the theory... | |
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