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Sir William Rowan Hamilton

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Visit this site: http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/Hamilton/Hamilton.html

Author:D.R. Wilkins; School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
Description: Material relating to Sir William Rowan Hamilton, including his letters and papers describing mathematical optics and conical refraction, dynamics, the theory of algebraic couples (complex numbers), the theory of equations, and quaternions; a memorial address by Charles Graves, and a lecture by Hamilton.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Dynamical Systems, History and Biography, Optics

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