Book:Pierre-Simon de Laplace/Mécanique Céleste

Pierre-Simon de Laplace: Mécanique Céleste

Published $1799 - 1825$.

Subject Matter

Demonstrates that the Newtonian mathematical model of the solar system is inherently stable.

5 volumes

Critical View

Summed up the work on gravitation of the previous several generations. However, the author failed to acknowledge the sources of any of the work.