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La·place

(lah-plās'),
Ernest, U.S. surgeon, 1861-1924. See: Laplace forceps.

La·place

(lah-plās'),
Pierre S. de, French mathematician, 1749-1827. See: Laplace law.
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LAPLACE How many space objects are named after Pierre-Simon Laplace? Some guests turn and give Laplace a look of contempt.
French mathematician and astronomer Pierre-Simon Laplace presented a more quantitative argument in 1796.
Two years later, in 1776, the young Pierre-Simon Laplace wrote a paper suggesting how to do so.