Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley Quotes

United Kingdom, Mathematician
October 29, 1656January, 14, 1742.

Edmond (or Edmund) Halley, FRS (; 8 November [O.S. 29 October] 1656 – 25 January 1742 [O.S. 14 January 1741]) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed. He computed the orbit of Halley's Comet, which was named after him as a result.

Also known as Geophysicist, Astronomer, Meteorologist, Cartographer, Philosopher, Demographer, Physicist, University Teacher

This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our policies regarding the use of cookies.