References for Edmond Halley

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  1. C A Ronan, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901830.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9038943/Edmond-Halley

Books:

  1. A Armitage, Edmond Halley (London, 1966).
  2. P Lancaster-Brown, Halley and his comet (1985).
  3. A Cook, Edmond Halley : Charting the heavens and the seas (Oxford, 1997).
  4. E F MacPike, Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley (Oxford, 1932).
  5. C A Ronan, Edmond Halley : Genius in Eclipse (New York-London, 1969).
  6. N J W Thrower (ed.), Standing on the Shoulders of Giants : A Longer
  7. View of Newton and Halley (1990).
  8. N J W Thrower (ed.), The three voyages of Edmond Halley in the Paramore (London, 1981).

Articles:

  1. H E Bell, The Savilian professors' houses and Halley's observatory at Oxford, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 16 (2) (1961), 179-186.
  2. A Chapman, Edmond Halley, in J Fauvel, R Flodd and R Wilson (eds.), Oxford figures : 800 years of the mathematical sciences (Oxford, 2000), 117-136.
  3. A H Cook, Edmond Halley and Newton's 'Principia', Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 45 (2) (1991), 129-138.
  4. A H Cook, The election of Edmond Halley to the Savilian Professorship of Geometry, J. Hist. Astronom. 15 (1) (1984), 34-36.
  5. S Débarbat, Newton, Halley et l'Observatoire de Paris, Rev. Histoire Sci. 39 (2) (1986), 127-154.
  6. R Gowing, Halley, Cotes, and the nautical meridian, Historia Math. 22 (1) (1995), 19-32.
  7. Edmund Halley, Dictionary of National Biography XXIV (London, 1890), 104-109.
  8. J E Hofmann, Weiterbildung der logarithmischen Reihe Mercators in England. III. Halley, Moivre, Cotes, Deutsche Math. 5 (1940), 358-375.
  9. D W Hughes, Edmond Halley : his comets and his mathematics, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 21 (9-10) (1985), 146-153.
  10. G L Huxley, The mathematical work of Edmond Halley, Scripta Math. 24 (1959), 265-273.
  11. N Kollerstrom, The hollow world of Edmond Halley, J. Hist. Astronom. 23 (3) (1992), 185-192.
  12. V V Miskovic, Edmond Halley, 1656-1742 (Serbo-Croatian), Acad. Serbe Sci. Arts Glas 302 (42) (1977), 191-209.
  13. C A Ronan, Edmond Halley as Astronomer Royal : The origins, achievement and influence of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich : 1675-1975, Vistas Astronom. 20 (1-2) (1976), 61-63.
  14. T R Scavo and J B Thoo, On the geometry of Halley's method, Amer. Math. Monthly 102 (5) (1995), 417-426.
  15. D K Sinha, Edmond Halley's mathematics : relevance in undergraduate mathematics, Math. Ed. 2 (4) (1986), 25-27.

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