He is particularly remembered for his applications of mathematics to mechanics, especially fluid mechanics, and for his pioneering work in probability and statistics.
In May, 1750 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
His earliest mathematical work was the Exercitationes (Mathematical Exercises).
Was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was crucial to the progress of mathematical astronomy and statistics.
Was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist.
was an Italian physicist and mathematician.
Was a prominent Dutch mathematician and philosopher.
Was a German theoretical physicist and amongst the key creators of quantum mechanics.
Was a German mathematician and physical scientist.
Was a German physicist who is regarded greatly in the scientific circles for his pioneering work in multiple subjects dealing with modern science.
Is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located in North-West Europe.
An Indian nuclear physicist and a professor of physics.