Person: Bernoulli (6), Johann
Johann(II) Bernoulli was a member of the Swiss mathematical family. He worked mainly on heat and light.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Johann (II) Bernoulli worked mainly on heat and light.
- Voltaire was so critical of Maupertuis' work that eventually he left Berlin and, in 1756, travelled to Basel where he took refuge in Johann(II) Bernoulli home.
- Maupertuis remained in Johann's home for the last three years of his life.
Born 28 May 1710, Basel, Switzerland. Died 17 July 1790, Basel, Switzerland.
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Geometry, Origin Switzerland, Physics
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive