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    Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865)

    Morrin, Olive (2015) Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865). Maynooth University Library.

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    The 150th anniversary of William Rowan Hamilton’s death is on the 2nd September 2015. Special Collections in the John Paul II Library holds three volumes of the Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: selections from his poems, correspondence, and miscellaneous writings by Robert Perceval Graves published between 1882 and 1889. The Russell Library also holds a copy of W. R. Hamilton’s Theory of a system of Rays which was published in 1828.

    Item Type: Other
    Additional Information: Blog post published on the MU Library Treasures blog on 18th August 2015.
    Keywords: Sir William Rowan Hamilton; mathematics; Dunsink Observatory; Theory of Systems of Rays; quaternion;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 8006
    Depositing User: Olive Morrin
    Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2017 16:56
    Publisher: Maynooth University Library
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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