- Name: Simon Newcomb
- Born: 03/12/1835
- Died: 07/11/1909 (74 years old)
Simon Newcomb (March 12, 1835 – July 11, 1909) was a Canadian–American astronomer, applied mathematician and autodidactic polymath, who was Professor of Mathematics in the United States Navy and at Johns Hopkins University.
Awards: Copley Medal, Bruce Medal
School: Harvard University (BSc, 1858)
Birth Place: Wallace, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Simon Newcomb quotes :
In 1858 I received the degree of D. S. from the Lawrence Scientific School, and thereafter remained on the rolls of the university as a resident graduate.Simon Newcomb