Carl Størmer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Carl Størmer

norwegian geophysicist and mathematician

Date of Birth: 03-Sep-1874

Place of Birth: Skien, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 13-Aug-1957

Profession: astronomer, physicist, mathematician, university teacher

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Carl Størmer

  • Fredrik Carl Mülertz Størmer (3 September 1874 – 13 August 1957) was a Norwegian mathematician and astrophysicist.
  • In mathematics, he is known for his work in number theory, including the calculation of p and Størmer's theorem on consecutive smooth numbers.
  • In physics, he is known for studying the movement of charged particles in the magnetosphere and the formation of aurorae, and for his book on these subjects, From the Depths of Space to the Heart of the Atom.
  • He worked for many years as a professor of mathematics at the University of Oslo in Norway.
  • A crater on the far side of the moon is named after him.

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