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Laplace

Pierre Simon , Marquis de Laplace. 1749-- 1827, French mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He formulated the nebular hypothesis (1796). He also developed the theory of probability
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In the 18th century, John Michell and Pierre-Simon Laplace foretold of the presence of dark-hearted monstrosities such as these.
PIERRE-SIMON LAPLACE (1749--1827) Evolving from relatively humble origins in Normandy, history unkindly recognizes Laplace as a self-serving scientist.
(2.) Pierre-Simon Laplace, A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities, trans.