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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

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(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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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.
Pierre-Simon Laplace has been compared in importance to Isaac Newton and Albert einstein.
Posteriormente, el fisico frances Pierre-Simon Laplace, expreso su concepto del determinismo en sus Ensayos filosoficos sobre las probabilidades (1814): "Una inteligencia que por un instante conociera todas las fuerzas de la naturaleza, podria condensar al mismo tiempo el movimiento de los cuerpos del universo y de los componentes mas pequenos del atomo.