Thomas Romney Robinson
 

Thomas Romney Robinson

ASTRONOMER & PHYSICIST

Born in Dublin, astronomer Thomas Romney Robinson invented the cup-anemometer, a wind measuring device comprising four cups, mounted symmetrically on a rotating vertical axis. He was awarded a gold medal for his astronomical work by the Royal Society in 1862 and the Robinson crater on the moon is named in his honour.

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Thomas Romney Robinson and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Thomas Romney Robinson Print

This beautiful print of Thomas Romney Robinson (1792 - 1882) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Thomas Romney Robinson printed beside the portrait.

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