Ole Rømer

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Rømer scale
 

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Inventor

Inventions
Altazimuth mount
Meridian circle
 

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edmond halley knew ole romer (Edmond Halley)
anton van leeuwenhoek work related to ole romer (Anton van Leeuwenhoek)
thomas bartholin a relation was ole romer (Thomas Bartholin)
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Romer's family were moderately-well-off merchants. (Details)
At Copenhagen University he studied under Thomas Bartholin and lived in the house of Erasmus Bartholin who taught him astronomy and mathematics. (Details)
Erasmus Bartholin recognised Romer's ability and gave him the unpublished manuscripts of the astronomer Brahe to edit. (Details)
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Person
Assessment
Romer was the first person to provide a scientifically-accurate measurement of the speed of light.
Category
natural sciences and mathematics
Disciplines
astronomer
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ole romer taught by thomas bartholin (Thomas Bartholin)
ole romer taught by rasmus bartholin (Rasmus Bartholin)
ole romer edited manuscripts of tycho brahe (Tycho Brahe)
 

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Date of birth
1644-09-25
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Anne Marie Bartholin (1681, Marriage)
Parents
Anna Olufsdatter Storm
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Deceased Person

Date of death
1710-09-19
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