Somerville, Mrs. Mary (17701872)

Somerville, Mrs. Mary, a lady skilled in mathematics and physics, born at Jedburgh; was brought up at Burntisland and Edinburgh; contributed to the Transactions of the Royal Society; wrote a book entitled the “Mechanism of the Heavens” on the suggestion of Lord Brougham, as a popularisation of Laplace's “Mechanique Céleste,” which was followed by her “Connection of the Physical Sciences,” “Physical Geography,” and “Molecular and Microscopic Science,” the last published in her ninetieth year; died at Naples (17701872).

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

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Somerville, Mrs. Mary
Somme
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Somnath, Idol of
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Sontag, Henrietta
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