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Abraão de Moraes

Abraão de Moraes, Brazilian astronomer and mathematician (Itapecerica da Serra, São Paulo State 17 November 1916 – São Paulo 11 December 1970)


First to include a rigorous treatment for motion equations resulting from a particle in a field with spherical symmetry in General Relativity Theory

Effects of the Earth’s oblateness on the orbit of an artificial satellite. Anais da Acad. Bras. Ciencias 30:465-510, 1958.  

Introduced new criteria of randomness (1961)

With P.A.Pompéia. Time distribution analysis related to Statistical Physics. Anais da Acad. Bras. Ciencias 33:13-23, 1961.   


Palmes Academiques, France

Diplome, National Science Foundation, United States

De Moraes crater in Moon