Mathematician:William Marshall Smart

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Mathematician

Scottish astronomer who authored the famous Textbook on Spherical Astronomy.


Nationality

Scottish


History

  • Born: 9 March 1889 in Doune, Perthshire, Scotland
  • Died: 17 September 1975 in Lancaster, England


Publications

  • 1928: The Sun, the Stars and the Universe
  • 1928: Astrophysics: the characteristics and evolution of the stars
  • 1931: Textbook on Spherical Astronomy
  • 1932: Stellar Motions
  • 1937: Astronomy
  • 1938: Stellar dynamics
  • 1942: Foundations of Astronomy
  • 1942: Introduction to Sea & Air Navigation
  • 1944: Astronomical Navigation: A Handbook for Aviators
  • 1950: Some famous stars
  • 1953: Celestial Mechanics
  • 1956: Foundations of Analytical Geometry
  • 1958: Combination of Observations
  • 1959: The Origin of the Earth
  • 1968: Stellar Kinematics
  • 1970: The Riddle of the Universe
  • 1976: Textbook on Spherical Astronomy, 6th ed.