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Clavius

(klay -vee-ŭs) See table at craters.
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Hellyer's interest in capturing the longue duree of natural philosophy, moreover, takes him beyond the rather spectacular figures (Christopher Clavius, Athanasius Kircher, Roger Boscovich) and topics (the Galileo affair) that tend to dominate scholarship on Jesuit science into the ordinary world of the Society's rank-and-file, who carried the burden of the order's educational apostolate in its day-to-day expression.
The Jesuit Christopher Clavius, whose Algebra Descartes read, defined the scope of mathematics broadly to include physics, boldly suggesting that mathematics teachers should collaborate with those of philosophy.
Galileo Galilei Byron Jennings Andrea Sarti/Mathematician/ Astronomer Jason Butler Harner Federzoni/ Christopher Clavius John Wylie Ballad Singer/ Little Monk Michael Winther Cardinal Barberini Edmond Genest Sagredo/ Cardinal Inquisitor Tim Donoghue Ballad Singer's Wife Nicole Halmos With: Paul Vincent Black, Helmar Augustus Cooper, Chris Gampel, Stan Lachow, Lael Logan, Aleta Mitchell, Lee Sellars, Evan Thompson, Sidne Anderson, Kaitlyn Ashley, Gideon Banner, Samuel F.
Coming at the same time as Droz's French edition of the Poetics' fifth book, the present immense edition and German translation of Julius Caesar Scaliger's favorite work suggests that reevaluation of such major figures of the next generation as Carlo Sigonio, Christopher Clavius, J.J.
Tales cosas fueron examinadas por el grupo de sabios encabezados por el astronomo matematico, jesuita aleman, Christopher Clavius, (1538-1612) y el militar y cientifico espanol Pedro Chacon, (1526-1581) quien falleciera antes de concluir la tarea encomendada por el Papa Gregorio.
He adds: "But, in fact, astronomy was part of the original seven subjects of the medieval universities, and those universities were themselves founded by the Church." He points out that Albert the Great, the father of geology; Roger Bacon, the father of chemistry; Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics; Christopher Clavius, the "second Euclid" of the Renaissance; Angelo Secchi, the father of astrophysics; and Georges Lemaltre, the originator of the Big Bang theory, "all were priests or monks."
Scientists who participated in this work include Paolo Toscanelli, the Dominican Egnatio Danti, the Jesuits Christopher Clavius, Francesco Mario Grimaldi, Giambattista Riccioli, and Honore Fabri, and finally Gian Domenico Cassini and his son Jacques.

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