References for Jean Richer

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  1. E Rosen, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830903664.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/Jean-Richer

Books:

  1. J R Gribbin The scientists: a history of science told through the lives of its greatest inventors (Random House, 2004).

Articles:

  1. J-D Cassini, Les élemens de l'astronomie verifiez par Monsieur [Jean-Dominic] Cassini par le rapport de ses tables aux observations de M Richer faites en lisle de Cayenne, in Mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences depuis 1666 jusqu'à 1699, 8 (Paris, 1730), 53-117
  2. A Lacroix, Jean Richer, in Figures de savants III (Paris, 1938), 11-14
  3. J W Olmsted, The Scientific Expedition of John Richer to Cayenne (1672-73), Isis 34 (1942-43), 117-128.
  4. J W Olmsted, The Voyage of Jean Richer to Acadia in 1670: A Study in the Relations of Science and Navigation under Colbert, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 104 (1960), 612-634.

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