Daniel Bernoulli


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Noun1.Daniel Bernoulli - Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)
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A Swiss physicist named Daniel Bernoulli birthed the science back in the 18th century, and his eponymous principle drives such stuff as carburetors, airplane wings and rocket nozzles.
An early example is that of Daniel Bernoulli, who in 1766 used the then relatively new method of calculus to estimate that smallpox elimination via routine vaccination would reduce the risk of death by age 25 years from [approximately equal to] 57% to 50%.
Using the principle of conservation of energy, Daniel Bernoulli found that when a liquid flows through an orifice, the square of the fluid velocity is directly proportional to the specific gravity of the fluid.
In the summer of 1921, Art Smith, the Bird Boy of Fort Wayne, read for the first time the writings of the mathematician Daniel Bernoulli as he convalesced after his crash into a cornfield near Lima, Ohio.