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Hamilton Day 16th October 2023

Hamilton Day commemorates a ground-breaking discovery by one of Ireland’s most famous scientist. On 16 October 1843, William Rowan Hamilton discovered quaternion algebra, while walking along the Royal Canal from Dunsink Observatory to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA)....

Michael C Keane - Sir William Rowen Hamilton plaque sculpture Broombridge Cabra Dublin Ireland