Jean Baptiste Biot

1774 - 1862

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Jean-Baptiste Biot was a French mathematician who worked in astronomy, elasticity, electricity and magnetism, heat, optics and geometry.
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Honours awarded to Jean-Baptiste Biot
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Fellow of the Royal Society1815
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1815
Lunar featuresCrater Biot
Paris street namesRue Biot (17th Arrondissement)


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. Académie Française; (in French)

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