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Sydney Samuel Hough

Sidney Samuel Hough, English mathematician and astronomer in South Africa (Stoke Nevington 11 June 1870 – Chingford 08 July 1923)
 
ACHIEVEMENTS

Authority on celestial mechanics

First to derivate Taylor-Proudman theorem (1897)

Created Hough functions (1898)  
 
 

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