Arago et sa vie scientifique

Cover image for

Download


Author: Joseph Bertrand
Published: 1865
Language: French
Wordcount: 11,722 / 47 pg
LoC Categories: CT, QC
Downloads: 1,519
Added to site: 2008.08.20
mnybks.net#: 21799
Genre: Science
Excerpt

ravaux qu'on attendait de lui, plus encore que pour ceux qu'il avait accomplis. Laplace voulait faire ajourner l'élection en réservant la place vacante pour stimuler l'ardeur des jeunes gens. Une plaisanterie du médecin Hallé triompha de son opposition. «Vous me rappelez, lui dit-il, un cocher qui attachait une botte de foin à l'extrémité du timon de sa voiture; les pauvres chevaux s'épuisaient en vains efforts pour atteindre cette proie qui fuyait toujours, et c'était pour eux un très-mauvais régime.»

La comparaison parut juste et Laplace, se rendant enfin, vota pour Arago, qui, sur cinquante-deux votant obtint quarante-sept suffrages. Le jeune académicien ne tarda pas à justifier cette récompense inespérée par de nouveaux et excellents travaux. Quoique membre du bureau des longitudes et de la section d'astronomie, ses premières recherches semblent fort éloign&eacut

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Arago et sa vie scientifique by Joseph Bertrand - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Crowd
by Gustave le Bon
Analyzing Character
by Katherine M.H. Blackford
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
The Number Concept
by Levi Leonard Conant
Common Science
by Carleton Washburne
The Science of Fingerprints
by John Edgar Hoover
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
by W. G. Aitchison Robertson

See more popular titles from this genre.