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Scientists of Wales: William Morgan - Eighteenth Century Actuary, Mathematician and Radical

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ISBN: 9781786836182 (1786836181)
Publication Date: 15 October 2020
Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press Cardiff
Format: Paperback, 216x138 mm, 288 pages
Language: English

This biography explains William Morgan's role in developing the mathematics that underpin the money management of pension funds. It focuses also on the experiment in which he created an X-ray tube, and examines his outspoken political views and turbulent, private life.

Cofiant sy'n egluro cyfraniad y gwyddonydd William Morgan i ddatblygu'r mathemateg sy'n sail i reolaeth arian cronfeydd pensiwn. Canolbwyntir hefyd ar ei arbrawf pan greodd diwb pelydr-X, ac archwilir ei syniadau gwleidyddol, di-flewyn ar dafod a'i fywyd preifat, cythryblus.

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