Ruggero Boscovich

was born 306 years ago

18th May 1711

**Ruggero Boscovich**'s main work was in mathematical physics. He was the first to give a procedure to compute a planet's orbit from three observations of its position.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Boscovich.html