Elias Loomis (1811-1889)

Elias Loomis was a mathematician and astronomer. In 1833 he went to Yale to teach Latin, mathematics, and natural philosophy. With a colleague he rediscovered Haley's Comet and computed its orbit. In 1861 he returned to Yale where he taught until his death. He achieved his greatest influence through his textbooks.

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18915
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
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1253px
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743px
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