or Ber·nouil′li

- 1700-82; Swiss scientist, known for his work on hydrodynamics: son of Jean
- 1654-1705; Swiss mathematician, known for his work on calculus: brother of Jean
- 1667-1748; Swiss mathematician, known for his work on calculus

or Ber·nouil′li

- 1700-82; Swiss scientist, known for his work on hydrodynamics: son of Jean
- 1654-1705; Swiss mathematician, known for his work on calculus: brother of Jean
- 1667-1748; Swiss mathematician, known for his work on calculus

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Family of Swiss mathematicians and scientists, including **Jakob** or **Jacques** (1654-1705), an important developer of ordinary calculus and the calculus of variations. His brother **Johann** or **Jean** (1667-1748) developed the calculus of variations. Johann's son **Daniel** (1700-1782) anticipated the law of conservation of energy, did pioneering work in the molecular theory of gases, and contributed to probability theory and the theory of differential equations.

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- 1 3p6xcv-ros, shortest, and Xpovos, time), a term invented by John
**Bernoulli**in 1694 to denote the curve along which a body passes from one fixed point to another in the shortest time. **Bernoulli**, this theory was advanced by the successive labours of John Herapath, J.- The lemniscate of
**Bernoulli**may be defined as the locus of a point which moves so that the product of its distances from two fixed points is constant and is equal to the square of half the distance between these points. - The same name is also given to the first positive pedal of any central conic. When the conic is a rectangular hyperbola, the curve is the lemniscate of
**Bernoulli**previously described. - In 1740 Maclaurin divided with Leonhard Euler and Daniel
**Bernoulli**the prize offered by the French Academy of Sciences for an essay on tides.

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