Thomas Hood

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1556 – 1620

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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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Born
1556
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Died
1620

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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