Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Seneca

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_1257

FlourishedRome, (Italy), first century

Roman author Seneca asserted that comets follow fixed paths, thereby anticipating  Edmund Halley.

Selected Reference

  1. Sørensen, Villy (1984). Seneca. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA