Carl Størmer

Carl Størmer (1874 - 1957) Norwegian physicist, mathematician and historian, best known for his atmospherical research, particularly his work on the aurora borealis. He collaborated with Ludvig Sylow and Elling Holst on the published correspondence of Niels Henrik Abel.

In mathematics, Størmer is known for Størmer’s theorem and the Størmer numbers (


  • 1 Joseph Warren Dauben & Christoph J. Scriba, Writing the History of Mathematics: Its Historical Development. Basel: Birkhäuser (2002): 153
Title Carl Størmer
Canonical name CarlStormer
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Synonym Carl Stormer
Synonym Carl Störmer