Author:Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis

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Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis

nenowned for proving experimentally that the Earth is oblate; along with Euler and (possibly) Leibniz, discoverer of Maupertuis' principle, which states that physical systems follow a trajectory in space that minimizes an action integral

Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis


Works about de Maupertuis[edit]

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