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Encyclopedia Articles (2)

93 words, approx. 1 pages
Hipparchus of Rhodes 190-120 B.C. Greek astronomer sometimes credited as the father of trigonometry. Hipparchus discovered the precession of the equinoxes, or the shift in direction of Earth's ... Read more
537 words, approx. 2 pages
Hipparchus 180-c. 126 B.C. Greek Astronomer, Geographer, and Mathematician Often described as the greatest astronomer of antiquity, Hipparchus (also known as Hipparchos, Hipparchus of Nicaea, or of Rh... Read more