Biot, Jean Baptiste (17741862)

Biot, Jean Baptiste, an eminent French mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, born at Paris; professor of Physics in the College of France; took part in measuring an arc of the meridian along with Arago; made observations on the polarisation of light, and contributed numerous memoirs to scientific journals; wrote works on astronomy (17741862).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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