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Authorised form of nameSimpson; Thomas (1710 - 1761)
SurnameSimpson
ForenamesThomas
Dates1710 - 1761
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England (20 August 1710)
Death:
Market Bosworth, Leicestershire (14 May 1761)
Burial:
Sutton Cheynell, Leicestershire
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/12/1745
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Royal Society codeNA5356
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1745/15Simpson, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/2/550Paper, 'Of a general rule for the resolution of isoperimetrical problems' by Thomas Simpson1754
L&P/2/334Paper, 'Of Mr Silvabelle's tract on the precession of the equinox' by Thomas Simpson1752
L&P/3/6Letter, 'On the advantage of taking the mean of a number of observations in practical astronomy' from Thomas Simpson to George Parker1755
L&P/3/273Paper, 'The resolution of a general proposition for determining the horary alteration of the position of the terrestrial equator' by Thomas Simpson1757
L&P/3/336Paper, 'Invention of a general method for determining the sum of every 2nd 3rd 4th or 5th term of a series taken in order, the sum of the whole series being known' by Thomas Simpson 1757
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