Christoph Rothmann

Christoph Rothmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Christoph Rothmann was a German mathematician and one of the few well-known astronomers of his time. His research contributed substantially to the fact that Kassel became a European center of the astronomy in the 16th century. It is not known today when Rothmann was born, although it is known that his place of birth was Bernberg on the Saale, probably between 1550 and 1560. After a basic education he studied theology and mathematics in Wittenberg with support of the prince, Joachim Ernst von Anhalt. Rothmann's enthusiasm for the astronomy was substantial. Christoph Rothmann was appointed in 1577 as court mathematician in Kassel by Prince Wilhelm IV of Hessen. From 1584 to 1590 he was active in astronomy at the observatory of the prince. His research contributed substantially to the fact that Kassel became a center of the astronomical researchshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
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  • United States
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  • 6136768380
  • 9786136768380