George Atwood

1745 - 1807


George Atwood was an English mathematician best known for his invention of a low-friction pulley system.
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Honours awarded to George Atwood
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Fellow of the Royal Society1776
Royal Society Copley Medal1796
Lunar featuresCrater Atwood


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