John Leslie (pheesicist)

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John Leslie
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John Leslie
Born10 Apryle 1766
Lairgae, Fife
Died3 November 1832 (1832-11-04) (aged 66)
NaitionalityScots
Kent forStudies o heat
Leslie cube
AwairdsRumford Medal (1804)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
Pheesics
InfluencesDavid Hume[1]

Sir John Leslie, FRSE KH (10 Apryle 1766 – 3 November 1832) wis a Scots mathematician an pheesicist best remembered for his resairch intae heat.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Reception of David Hume In Europe, eeditit bi Peter Jones, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005, p. 333.
  2.  "Leslie, John (1766-1832)" . Dictionary o Naitional Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.