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Pierre Simon Laplace

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Pierre Simon Laplace Pierre Simon Laplace, Marquis de Laplace (1749-1827) was a French astronomer and mathematician.

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In 1796, he theorized that the Solar System originated from a cloud of gas (the nebular hypothesis).

He studied the motion of the Moon and planets, and published a five-volume survey of celestial mechanics (calculation of the motion of celestial bodies), Traill de mechanique cheste (1799-1825). Among his mathematical achievements was the development of probability theory.

Why is Pierre Simon Laplace famous?

Pierre Simon Laplace was famous for his pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy and statistics.

Tags: astronomer, mathematician, statistics, mechanics

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Category: Scientists  - ( Scientists Archive)

Date Added: 09 May '12

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