Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis

1792 - 1843

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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis is best remembered for the Coriolis force. He showed that the laws of motion could be used in a rotating frame of reference.
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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Lunar featuresCrater Coriolis
Paris street namesRue Coriolis (8th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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