Definition of Jean bernard leon foucault

1. Noun. French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868).

Exact synonyms: Foucault
Generic synonyms: Physicist



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Literary usage of Jean bernard leon foucault

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"... Esq. Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward, Esq. Alexander Luard Wollaston, MB*. On the Foreign List. Marie Jean Pierre Flourens. jean bernard leon foucault. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of Books: Pamphlets and Periodicals in the by Latimer Clark, Schuyler Skaats Wheeler, Andrew Carnegie, Michael Francis O'Reilly (1909)
"Notice sur les travaux de (Jean Bernard) Leon Foucault. 37 pp. 4to. Paris, 1865 Sketch of the scientific work of Foucault (1819-1868), including his ..."

3. Stars and Telescopes: A Hand-book of Popular Astronomy, Founded on the 9th by David Peck Todd, William Thynne Lynn (1899)
"... 45 Portrait of JAMES BRADLEY 46 Portrait of jean bernard leon foucault 47 Relative distance and size of Sun, Earth, and Moon .... 49 Portrait of EDMUND ..."

4. Geschichte der Himmelskunde von der ältesten bis auf die neueste Zeit by Johann Heinrich von Mädler (1873)
"Airy hatte den Betrag dieser Störung untersucht, unter Zugrundelegung der angenommenen Massen für beide Welt- * Jean Bernard Leon FOUCAULT, geb. 1819 am 18. ..."

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