Laplace's Early Work: Chronology and Citations

@article{Stigler1978LaplacesEW,
  title={Laplace's Early Work: Chronology and Citations},
  author={Stephen M. Stigler},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1978},
  volume={69},
  pages={234 - 254}
}
PIERRE SIMON LAPLACE (1749-1827) was admitted to the French Academie des Sciences as an adjoint in April of 1773, an unusual honor for a young man of twenty-four. By the time of this elevation he had already completed and submitted to the Academie a large body of scientific work-work that, we shall see, presaged most of his later interests. The importance of this early work and its impact upon his contemporaries' work, his own later endeavors, and the development of science, has been stressed… 
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