Pascal - A Short Biography

Pascal - A Short Biography

by J. Lataste
     
 

A short biography of Blaise Pascal. Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, and… See more details below

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A short biography of Blaise Pascal. Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, and clarified the concepts of pressure and vacuum by generalizing the work of Evangelista Torricelli. Pascal also wrote in defense of the scientific method.

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ISBN-13:
2940015057096
Publisher:
Grizzlyfinecut
Publication date:
08/29/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
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0 MB

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