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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

died 178 years ago

19 September 1843

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis is best remembered for the Coriolis force. He showed that the laws of motion could be used in a rotating frame of reference.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Coriolis/