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8 Topic Pages Found in Mathematics & Statistics and starting with the letter H
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Open Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, astronomy English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer who not only identified the comet later

Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865

Irish mathematician whose formulation of Isaac Newton 's dynamics proved adaptable to quantum theory, and whose ‘quarternion’ theory was a forerunner

Harmonic analysis

Method of describing the chords and progressions used mainly in music of the 18th and 19th centuries. The principles rest on the identification of a

Open Hawking, Stephen, 1942-
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-

Some have called Stephen Hawking the most brilliant physicist since Albert Einstein. Hawking has been quick to point out that he was born 300 years to

Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, physics English physicist and electrical engineer who predicted the existence of the ionosphere,

Open Hexagram
Hexagram

A symmetrical six-pointed star formed by two overlapping equilateral triangles; a powerful symbol in alchemy and ceremonial magic, it has also been

Hilbert, David, 1862-1943

German mathematician, one of the most famous mathematicians of all time. In Foundations of Geometry (1899), he showed that Euclid’s five axioms were

Open Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695
Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695

Place: Netherlands Subject : biography, physics Dutch physicist and astronomer. He is best known in physics for his explanation of the pendulum and