Roger Bacon

1214 - 1292

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Roger Bacon was an English mathematician. His most important mathematical contribution is the application of geometry to optics.
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List of References (31 books/articles)

Some Quotations (10)

A Poster of Roger Bacon

Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Guardian book review

Honours awarded to Roger Bacon
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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