Alexis Bouvard

Standard Name: Bouvard, Alexis


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Friends, Associates Mary Somerville
In Paris the Somervilles met Pierre Simon Laplace , Siméon Poisson , Louis Poinsot , Émile Mathieu , François Arago , Jean-Baptiste Biot , Alexis Bouvard , Georges Cuvier , Alexander von Humboldt , and Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac .
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff.
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23 September 1846: The planet Neptune was discovered as a result...

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23 September 1846

The planet Neptune was discovered as a result of work by English and French astronomers (the latter using a telescope in Berlin).


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