Book:Pierre-Simon de Laplace/Mécanique Céleste

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Pierre-Simon de Laplace: Mécanique Céleste

Published $\text {1799 - 1825}$.

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.