Willem 's Gravesande

Willem Jacob 's Gravesande (1688–1742) '''Willem Jacob 's Gravesande''' (26 September 1688 – 28 February 1742) was a Dutch mathematician and natural philosopher, chiefly remembered for developing experimental demonstrations of the laws of classical mechanics. As professor of mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy at Leiden University, he helped to propagate Isaac Newton's ideas in Continental Europe. Provided by Wikipedia
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Location: John J. Burns Library, Boston College
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