Boscovich, Roger Joseph (17011787)

Boscovich, Roger Joseph, an Italian mathematician and astronomer, born at Ragusa; entered the Order of the Jesuits; was professor in Pavia, and afterwards at Milan; discovered the equator of the sun and the period of its rotation; advocated the molecular theory of physics, with which his name is associated; died insane (17011787).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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