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  1. Howard Percy "Bob" Robertson (January 27, 1903 – August 26, 1961) was an American mathematician and physicist known for contributions related to physical cosmology and the uncertainty principle. He was Professor of Mathematical Physics at the California Institute of Technology and Princeton University . Robertson made important contributions ...

  2. 27 January 1903. Hoquiam, Washington, USA. Died. 26 August 1961. Pasadena, California, USA. Summary. Bob Robertson was an American mathematician who made important contributions to Differential Geometry and Relativity. View one larger picture. Biography. Howard Percy Robertson was known to his friends and colleagues as Bob.

  3. Abstract. In the 1930s the mathematical physicist Howard P. Robertson was the main referee of the journal Physical Review for papers concerning general relativity and related subjects. The rich correspondence between Robertson and the editors of the journal enables a historical investigation of the refereeing process of Physical Review at the ...

    • Roberto Lalli
    • 2016
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  5. Howard P. Robertson. American mathematician and physicist. Learn about this topic in these articles: history of astronomy. In astronomy: Development of the big-bang theory.

  6. HOWARD PERCY ROBERTSON January 27, 1903-August 26, 1961 BY JESSE L. GREENSTEIN HOWARD PERCY ROBERTSON, one of the most original workers in relativity and cosmology, was born to George Duncan Robertson and Anna McLeod in Hoquiam, Washington, January 27, 1903. He died of a pulmonary em-bolism, after injury in a minor automobile accident, on ...

  7. Howard Percy "Bob" Robertson (January 27, 1903 – August 26, 1961) was an American mathematician and physicist known for contributions related to physical cosmology and the uncertainty principle. He was Professor of Mathematical Physics at the California Institute of Technology and Princeton University.

  8. Howard P. Robertson was professor of mathematical physics at Caltech in 1927-1929 and again from 1947 until his death in 1961. He made notable contributions to the fields of relativity and cosmology and held important positions in the U.S. government related to national defense and science advising.

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