Mathematician:Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

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Mathematician

Dutch physicist who shared the $1902$ Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect.

Also derived the transformation equations underpinning Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity.


Nationality

Dutch


History

  • Born: 18 July 1853 in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • Died: 4 February 1928 in Haarlem, Netherlands


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1900: Considerations on Gravitation
  • 1927 -- 31: Lectures on Theoretical Physics (vol. I–III),


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