Maurycy Rudzki

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Rudzki, Maurycy


Born Dec. 28, 1862, in the region of Podolia; died July 22, 1916, in Kraków. Polish astronomer and geophysicist. Member of the Kraków Academy of Sciences (1899).

Rudzki graduated from the University of Vienna in 1886. He became a professor at the University of Kraków in 1901 and director of the university observatory in 1902. His main works dealt with theoretical astronomy, seismology, and meteorology.


Fizykaziemi. Kraków, 1909.
Astronomia theoretyczna, vols. 1–2. Kraków, 1914.
In Russian translation:
“K teorii vekovogo okhlazhdeniia Zemli.” Zap. matematicheskogo otdeleniia Novorossiiskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei, 1892–93, vols. 14–15.
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