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La·place

 (lə-pläs′, lä-), Marquis Pierre Simon de 1749-1827.
French mathematician and astronomer noted for his theory of a nebular origin of the solar system and his investigations into gravity and the stability of planetary motion.

Laplace

(French laplas)
n
(Biography) Pierre Simon (pjɛr simɔ̃), Marquis de Laplace. 1749–1827, French mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He formulated the nebular hypothesis (1796). He also developed the theory of probability

La•place

(ləˈplɑs)

n.
Pierre Simon, Marquis de, 1749–1827, French astronomer and mathematician.
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However, they became reassured as to the fate of future generations on being apprised that, according to the calculations of Laplace, this acceleration of motion is confined within very restricted limits, and that a proportional diminution of speed will be certain to succeed it.
Gay-Lussac the chemist, Laplace the astronomer, Larrey the surgeon, de Suze the advocate, are here, and with them are Talma, Bellini, Rubini; de Balzac, Beaumarchais, Beranger; Moliere and Lafontaine, and scores of other men whose names and whose worthy labors are as familiar in the remote by-places of civilization as are the historic deeds of the kings and princes that sleep in the marble vaults of St.
Newton and Laplace need myriads of age and thick-strewn celestial areas.
A youth enlightened by gleams by Parisian life soon measures the frightful distance that separates him from the head- clerkship, a distance which no mathematician, neither Archimedes, nor Leibnitz, nor Laplace has ever reckoned, the distance that exists between 0 and the figure 1.
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Its the first hangar on the airport operated by the Laplace port.
Or so Pierre-Simon Laplace suggested in 1814 when he postulated that if an omniscient demon knew everything about the universe at any one moment, it would be able to predict everything that will happen and everything that has happened.
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Black Diamond's fund continues to own and operate the Bayou Steel Group which now consists of the LaPlace operations located outside of New Orleans, a rolling mill in Harriman, TN and three stocking depots in Tulsa, OK, Chicago, IL and Pittsburgh, PA.
The prime depths at level 2 was shown to obey a Laplace distribution with location parameter at 0 and scale parameter [beta].
Alseamar said the Laplace ship started searching for the signals at noon on Tuesday, and "less than 24 hours were necessary .
The vessel Laplace picked up signals on Tuesday, raising hopes the flight data and cockpit voice recorders could be recovered.