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Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal (/pæˈskæl, pɑːˈskɑːl/; [blɛz paskal]; 19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was ed...
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Blaise Pascal - Wikipedia
Works by Blaise Pascal
Works by Blaise Pascal - Wikipedia
Lettres provinciales
The Lettres provinciales (Provincial letters) are a series of eighteen letters written by French philosopher and theologian Blaise Pascal under the pseudonym Louis de Montalte. Written in the midst of...
Pensées
The Pensées (literally "thoughts") is a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal's religious conversion led him in...
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Pascal (unit)
The pascal (symbol: Pa) is the SI derived unit of pressure, internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength, defined as one newton per square metre. It is named after the Fren...
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Pascal's pyramid
In mathematics, Pascal's pyramid is a three-dimensional arrangement of the trinomial numbers, which are the coefficients of the trinomial expansion and the trinomial distribution. Pascal's Pyramid is ...
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Pascal's barrel
Pascal's barrel is the name of a hydrostatics experiment allegedly performed by Blaise Pascal in 1646. In the experiment, Pascal inserted a 10-m long (32.8 ft) vertical tube into a barrel filled with...
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Bar (unit)
The bar is a metric (but not SI) unit of pressure, defined by the IUPAC as exactly equal to 100 kPa. It is about equal to the atmospheric pressure on Earth at sea level, and since 1982 the IUPAC ...
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Pascal's triangle
In mathematics, Pascal's triangle is a triangular array of the binomial coefficients. In much of the Western world it is named after French mathematician Blaise Pascal, although other mathematicians s...
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Pascal's theorem
In projective geometry, Pascal's theorem (also known as the Hexagrammum Mysticum Theorem) states that if six arbitrary points are chosen on a conic (i.e., ellipse, parabola or hyperbola) and joined by...
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Pascal's calculator
Blaise Pascal along with Wilhelm Schickard was one of two inventors of the mechanical calculator in the early 17th century. Pascal designed the machine in 1642. He was spurred to it when participatin...
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Pascal's law
Pascal's law or the principle of transmission of fluid-pressure is a principle in fluid mechanics that states that pressure exerted anywhere in a confined incompressible fluid is transmitted equally i...
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Étienne Pascal
Étienne Pascal (Clermont, 2 May 1588 – Paris, 24 September 1651) was the father of Blaise Pascal. His father and mother were Martin Pascal, the treasurer of France, and Marguerite Pascal de Mons. He a...
Pascal's Wager
Pascal's Wager is an argument in apologetic philosophy devised by the seventeenth-century French philosopher, mathematician and physicist Blaise Pascal (1623–62). It posits that humans all bet with th...
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Jacqueline Pascal
Jacqueline Pascal (October 4, 1625 – October 4, 1661), sister of Blaise Pascal, was born at Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France.Like her brother she was a prodigy, composing verses when only eight year...
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Argument from inconsistent revelations
The argument from inconsistent revelations, also known as the avoiding the wrong hell problem, is an argument against the existence of God. It asserts that it is unlikely that God exists because many ...
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