Hansteen, Christoph (17841873)

Hansteen, Christoph, a Norwegian astronomer and mathematician, born in Christiania, where he became professor of Mathematics; is famous for his researches and discoveries in connection with the magnetism of the earth, and the impetus he gave to the study of it; he prosecuted his magnetic researches as far as the E. of Siberia, and published the results (17841873).

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

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