Robert Main

The Astronomer, 1668, by Johannes Vermeer

English astronomer.

- Robert Main
The Astronomer, 1668, by Johannes Vermeer

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South front of the observatory

Radcliffe Observatory

The astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934, when the Radcliffe Trustees sold it and built a new observatory in Pretoria, South Africa.

The astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934, when the Radcliffe Trustees sold it and built a new observatory in Pretoria, South Africa.

South front of the observatory
Statue of Atlas on top of the observatory
The Radcliffe 18/24 inch twin refractor telescope was moved to the University of London Observatory when the Radcliffe Observatory closed.
Panoramic view of the observatory in the snow

1860 Robert Main

Hildegard of Bingen

List of Christians in science and technology

List of Christians in Science and Technology.

List of Christians in Science and Technology.

Hildegard of Bingen
Robert Grosseteste
Nicholas of Cusa
Otto Brunfels
Francis Bacon
Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolas Steno
Galileo Galilei
Blaise Pascal
Gottfried Leibniz
Emanuel Swedenborg
Robert Boyle
Isaac Newton
Johannes Kepler
Antoine Lavoisier
Alessandro Volta
André-Marie Ampère
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
Bernhard Riemann
John Dalton
Michael Faraday
Charles Babbage
Joseph Lister
James Clerk Maxwell
Lord Kelvin
James Prescott Joule
Giuseppe Mercalli
Wilhelm Röntgen
Louis Pasteur
Gregor Mendel
Alexis Carrel
J. J. Thomson
Guglielmo Marconi
Max Born
Gerty Cori
Emil Theodor Kocher
Georg Cantor
Werner Heisenberg
Pascual Jordan
Philipp Lenard
Arthur Compton
Robert Andrews Millikan
Ernest Walton
Karl Landsteiner
Lise Meitner
Arthur Leonard Schawlow
Kurt Gödel
Wernher von Braun
Antonino Zichichi
Stanley Jaki
Rosalind Picard
John Polkinghorne
Don Page
Robert Wicks
James Tour
Colin Humphreys
Martin Nowak
Francis Collins
Fred Brooks
Werner Arber
Peter Agre
Gerhard Ertl
Brian Kobilka
John Gurdon
Charles Hard Townes
William D. Phillips
Peter Grünberg
William C. Campbell
Juan Maldacena

Robert Main (1808–1878): Anglican priest who won the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1858. Robert Main also preached at the British Association of Bristol.

Edward James Stone

English astronomer.

English astronomer.

The following year he succeeded the Rev. Robert Main as chief assistant at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, and at once undertook the fundamental task of improving astronomical constants.

The asteroids of the inner Solar System and Jupiter: The belt is located between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars.

70 Panopaea

Large main belt asteroid.

Large main belt asteroid.

The asteroids of the inner Solar System and Jupiter: The belt is located between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars.

It is named after Panopea, a nymph in Greek mythology; the name was chosen by Robert Main, President of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Franz Friedrich Ernst Brünnow

Franz Brünnow

German astronomer.

German astronomer.

Franz Friedrich Ernst Brünnow

In 1860 part I was translated into English by Robert Main, the Radcliffe observer at Oxford; Brünnow himself published an English version in 1865; it reached in the original a fifth edition in 1881, and was also translated into French, Russian, Italian and Spanish.

Main in 2009

Main (surname)

Alan Main, Scottish football goalkeeper

Alan Main, Scottish football goalkeeper

Main in 2009

Robert Main, British astronomer