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Laplace, Pierre Simon

Syllabification: La·place, Pierre Simon
Pronunciation: /läˈpläs
 
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Definition of Laplace, Pierre Simon in English:

Marquis de ( 1749–1827), French applied mathematician and theoretical physicist. His treatise Mécanique céleste (1799–1825) is an extensive mathematical analysis of geophysical matters and of planetary and lunar motion.

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