Clairaut, Alexis Claude (17131765)

Clairaut, Alexis Claude, a French mathematician and astronomer, born at Paris, of so precocious a genius, that he was admitted to the Academy of Sciences at the age of 18; published a theory of the figure of the earth, and computed the orbit of Halley's comet (17131765).

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

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