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" Hill, who will easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. "
Nature - Page 107
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Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Volume 15

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...
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The Reminiscences of an Astronomer

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...
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The Bookman, Volume 18

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...
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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volumes 21-22

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,...
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Leading American Men of Science

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...
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Biographical Memoirs, Volume 17

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...
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A Semicentennial History of the American Mathematical Society, 1888-1938 ...

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...
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Sky and Ocean Joined: The US Naval Observatory 1830-2000

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....
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Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 17

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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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 101, no. 5, 1957)

...eminent and interesting man associated with me during this period was Mr. George \V. Hill, who m-ill easily rank as the greatest master of mathematical...astronomy during the last quarter of the nineteenth century." Peirce wrote a note on "Mr. G. \V. Hill's Moon Theory" in the \ation71 on October 19, 1905....
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