References for Willebrord Snell

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  1. D J Struik, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Willebrord_Snell.aspx

Books:

  1. N D Haasbroek, Gemma Frisius, Tycho Brahe and Snellius, and their Triangulations (Delft, 1968).
  2. L C de Wreede, Willebrord Snellius (1580-1626) : a Humanist Reshaping the Mathematical Sciences (Doctoral Thesis, University of Utrecht, 2007).

Articles:

  1. L Beek, Willibrord Snellius, in Dutch Pioneers of Science (1985), 32-39.
  2. F Beukers and W Reinboud, A quick sketch of Snell, Nieuw Arch. Wiskd. (5) 3 (1) (2002), 60-63.
  3. W Bowie, Notable Progress in Surveying Instruments, The Scientific Monthly 29 (5) (1929), 402-406.
  4. L C de Wreede, Snellius, Willebrordus (1581?-1626), in W van Bunge, H Krop, B Leeuwenburgh, H van Ruler, P Schuurman and M Wielema (eds.), Dictionary of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Dutch Philosophers 2 (Thoemmes Press, Bristol, 2003), 373-377.
  5. L C de Wreede, Willebrord Snellius: A Humanist Mathematician, in R Schnur and P Galland-Hallyn (eds.), Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bonnensis Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Bonn 3-9 August 2003 (Tempe, Arizona, 2006), 277-286.
  6. F Hallyn, Kepler, Snell and the law of refraction (Dutch), Med. Konink. Acad. Wetensch. Belgie 56 (2) (1994), 119-134.
  7. K Hentschel, Das Brechungsgesetz in der Fassung von Snellius. Rekonstruktion seines Entdeckungspfades und eine Übersetzung seines lateinischen Manuskriptes sowie ergänzender Dokumente, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 55 (4) (2001), 297-344.
  8. D Huylebrouck, [Willebrord] Snellius's [1580-1626] memorial stone, Math. Intelligencer 17 (4) (1995), 58-59.
  9. W B Joyce and A Joyce, Descartes, Newton, and Snell's law, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 66 (1) (1976), 1-8.
  10. K van Berkel, A note on Rudolf Snellius and the early history of mathematics in Leiden, in Mathematics from manuscript to print, 1300-1600, Oxford, 1984 (Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 1988), 156-161.
  11. P van Geer, Notice sur la vie et les travaux de Willebrord Snellius, Archives néerlandaises des sciences exactes et naturelles 18 (1883), 453-468.
  12. R Vermij, Mathematics at Leiden: Stevin, Snellius, Scaliger, in Der 'mathematicus' : Zur Entwicklung und Bedeutung einer neuen Berufsgruppe in der Zeit Gerhard Mercators, Schloss Krickenbeck, 1995 (Univ. verl. Brockmeyer, Bochum, 1996), 75-92.
  13. J A Vollgraff, Snellius' Notes on the Reflection and Refraction of Rays, Osiris 1 (1936), 718-725.
  14. C De Waard, Willebrord Snell, Nieuw Nederlandsch biographisch woordenboek 7 (Leiden, 1927), 1155-1163.

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