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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
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About the cover: Laplace and his American translator


Author: Gerald L. Alexanderson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 51 (2014), 131-135
Published electronically: September 25, 2013
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  • [1] Florian Cajori, A History of Mathematics, 2nd edition, Macmillan, New York, 1919.
  • [2] Roger Hahn, Pierre Simon Laplace (1749-1827): A Determined Scientist, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2005.
  • [3] Pierre Simon de Laplace, Mécanique Céleste. Translated with a commentary by Nathaniel Bowditch. Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins Publishers, Boston, 1829-39.


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Gerald L. Alexanderson
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
Email: galexand@math.scu.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-2013-01436-8
PII: S 0273-0979(2013)01436-8
Published electronically: September 25, 2013
Article copyright: © Copyright 2013 American Mathematical Society
The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.