Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot

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Noun1.Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot - French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot - French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)
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He has more in common with Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot, the founder of modern thermodynamics and the first to recognize the necessity of entropy, than he does with Gustave Eiffel, who only extrapolated the commonplace in the service of monumentality.