Person: Maunder, Annie Scott Dill


Annie Scott Dill Maunder was a Northern Irish astronomer and mathematician who studied the mathematical tripos at Cambridge then worked at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. She was the first to find evidence of the movement of sunspot emergence from the poles toward the equator over the sun's 11-year cycle.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 14 April 1868, Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland. Died 15 September 1947, Wandsworth, London, England.

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Astronomy, Origin Ireland, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive