# Author:Pierre-Simon Laplace

←Author Index: La | Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827) |

French mathematician and astronomer |

## WorksEdit

- The system of the world, 1809 vol 1, vol 2
- The mechanics of Laplace, 1814 external source
- Elementary Illustrations of the Celestial Mechanics of Laplace, 1821. tr. Thomas Young external source
*Mécanique Céleste*(Celestial Mechanics) (1829), Four volumes, translated and edited by Nathaniel Bowditch

- Volume 1 (transcription project)
- Volume 2 (transcription project)
- Volume 3 (transcription project)
- Volume 4 (transcription project)

- Mechanism of the heavens by Mary Somerville, 1831 external source
*A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities*, 1902 (transcription project)

## Works about LaplaceEdit

- "Pierre-Simon Laplace," in
*Catholic Encyclopedia*, (ed.) by Charles G. Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press (1913) - "Laplace, Pierre Simon," in
*The New Student's Reference Work*, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914) - "Laplace, Pierre Simon," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) - Biographies of distinguished scientific men by François Arago, 1859 external source
- "Euler, Lagrange, and Laplace" in
*A History of Mathematics*by Florian Cajori - "Laplace's Plan for Perpetual Moonlight" in
*Popular Science Monthly*, Vol. 44, Nov 1893 by Daniel Kirkwood.

**public domain** worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.