Author:Alexis Claude Clairaut

Alexis Claude Clairaut

French mathematician, astronomer, and geophysicist

Alexis Claude Clairaut


  • "An Inquiry concerning the Figure of Such Planets as Revolve about an Axis, Supposing the Density Continually to Vary, from the Centre towards the Surface" translated by John Colson Lucas in the Philosophical Transactions , volume 40, pages 277–306 (1737)

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