From 1743, he taught mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
Apparently, the method that became known as Simpson's rule was well known and used earlier by Bonaventura Cavalieri (a student of Galileo) in 1639, later rediscovered by James Gregory, and was only attributed to Simpson.
Wipo Publishes Patent of Ellen O. Aeling, Michael A. Meis, J. Thomas Simpson, Joseph A. Hoffman, Paul E. Humpal and 3m Innovative Properties for "Color Shift Sign" (American Inventors)
Jul 01, 2013; GENEVA, July 1 -- Publication No. WO/2013/095950 was published on June 27.Title of the invention: "COLOR SHIFT SIGN."Applicants:...
INFORMATION ISSUED BY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR MONTANA ON MAY 16: EARL THOMAS SIMPSON SENTENCED IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT
May 16, 2007; The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's office for Montana issued the following press release: Bill Mercer, United...