# Mathematician:Anders Celsius

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## Mathematician

Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician whose best known contribution to science was his $1742$ proposal of what is now known as the Celsius temperature scale.

## Nationality

Swedish

## History

- Born: 27 November 1701 in Uppsala, Sweden
- Died: 25 April 1744 in Uppsala, Sweden

## Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for **Anders Celsius** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1730:
*Nova Methodus distantiam solis a terra determinandi*(New Method for Determining the Distance from the Earth to the Sun) - 1738:
*De observationibus pro figura telluris determinanda*(Observations on Determining the Shape of the Earth)