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Collection of papers in memory of Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
New York, N.Y., Scripta mathematica, Yeshiva college, 1945
|Named Person:||William Rowan Hamilton, Sir; William Rowan Hamilton, Sir|
|Description:||82 p. illus. (facisms.) pl., port., diagr. 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Sir William Rowan Hamilton, by D.E. Smith.--The life and early work of Sir William Rowan Hamilton, by J.L. Synge.--Algebra's debt to Hamilton, by C.C. MacDuffee.--An elementary presenation of the theory of quaternions, by F.D. Murnaghan.--Two poems by Hamilton.--Hamilton's work in dynamics and its influence on modern thought, by H. Bateman.--Hamilton's contribution to mechanics, by E.B. Wilson.--The constancy of the velocity of light, by Vladimir Karapetoff.--The Hamilton postage stamp [an announcement by the Irish minister of posts and telegraphs].|
|Series Title:||Scripta mathematica studies, no. 2.|