References for Jérôme Lalande

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  1. T L Hankins, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. K Alder, The measure of all things (London, 2002).
  2. L Amiable, Le franc-maçon Jérôme Lalande (Paris, 1889).
  3. R Hahn, The anatomy of a scientific institution: the Paris Academy of Sciences, 1666-1803 (berkeley, 1971).
  4. G Pavlova, Lalande, 1732-1807 (Russian) (Leningrad, 1967).
  5. H Woolf, The transits of Venus. A study of eghteenth century science (Princeton, 1959).


  1. A I Borodin, Mathematical calendar for the 1982-1983 school year (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (3) (1982), 81.
  2. C H Cotter, The development of nautical astronomical inspection tables in the period from 1770-1919 : The origins, achievement and influence of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich : 1675-1975, Proc. 4th Joint Sympos. Internat. Astronom. Union and Union Internat. Histoire et Philos. Sci., Greenwich, 1975, Vistas Astronom. 20 (1-2) (1976), 245-247.
  3. W Gresky, Charakteristik des Astronomen Lalande (1732-1807) - ein Brief C Horners an J Reuss von 1798 (German), in Festschrift zum 200. Geburtstag von Carl Friedrich Gauss, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. No. 14 (1977), 116-123.
  4. H Monod-Cassidy, Un astronome philosophe, Jérôme de Lalande, Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 56 (1967), 907-930.
  5. G Pavlova, J J Lalande and the St Petersberg Academy of Sciences, in Proc. Tenth Internat. Cong. Hist. Sci. Ithaca, N.Y. (Paris, 1964), 743-746.

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