# Mathematician:Anders Celsius

## 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.

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)