William Rowan Hamilton and the Poetry of Science

@article{Tomalin2009WilliamRH,
  title={William Rowan Hamilton and the Poetry of Science},
  author={Marcus Tomalin},
  journal={Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net},
  year={2009},
  pages={0-0}
}
  • M. Tomalin
  • Published 2009
  • Philosophy
  • Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net
This article explores the scientific and literary work of William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865). Hamilton was recognised as one of the finest scientists of his generation, and he made lasting contributions to the discipline that eventually became known as ‘physics’. In addition, though, he was fascinated by the relationship between mathematics and poetry. He wrote extensively about this subject, and, from 1827 onwards, he sustained a close friendship with Wordsworth who provided detailed critical… Expand
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