Mathematician, Deceased Person
1556 – 1620
Who was Thomas Hood?
Thomas Hood was an English mathematician and physician, the first lecturer in mathematics appointed in England, a few years before the founding of Gresham College. He publicized the Copernican theory, and discussed the nova SN 1572. He also innovated in the design of mathematical and astronomical instruments.
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- Trinity College, Cambridge
on July 23, 2013
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