"Halley" returned 5 hits

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Author: Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
Bivariate plot of a theoretical curve derived from observations (barometric pressure vs. altitude), graphical analysis based on empirical data
Mediaitem: Halley's graph of change in barometric pressure
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
First known weather map, showing prevailing winds on a geographical map of the Earth
Mediaitems: Halley portrait, Halley's wind map, section 1 detail, Halley's wind map, 1686
Category: Cartography
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Author: Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
First real mortality tables, containing the ages at death of a stable sample of individuals under stable conditions (from Breslau Bills of Mortality)
Mediaitem: Matthias Bohne edit of Halley 1693 paper
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
First use of areas of rectangles to display probabilities of independent binary events
Mediaitems: Halley 1893 2D diagram, Halley 1893 3D diagram, Halley's diagram
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Edmond Halley (1656-1742)
Contour maps showing curves of equal value (an isogonic map, lines of equal magnetic declination for the world, possibly the first contour map of a data-based variable)
Mediaitems: National maritime museum, Halley magnetic chart, Halley isogonic map, Halley biography, Geomagnetism: early concept of the North Magnetic Pole
Category: Statistics & Graphics