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Moore, Williamlocked

(fl. c. 1806–1823)
  • W. Johnson


Moore, William (fl.c. 1806–1823), mathematician and rocket theorist, is a person of whom little is now known. His publications showed his mathematical competence, but he was not an Oxford or Cambridge graduate and was probably self-taught and thus near the end of a long line of similar men typified by ...

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