Pascal, Blaise. Traité de l'equilibre des liqueurs, et de la pesanteur de la masse de l'air, 1663
Summary: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) was among the greatest scientist and philosophers of his age. A mathematical prodigy as a child, he completed an original treatise on conic sections at the age of sixteen. He studied infinitesimal calculus; solved problems of general quadrature of the cycloid; contributed to the development of differential calculus; originated, with Fermat, the mathematical theory of probability. He also invented a mechanical calculator, the syringe, and the hydraulic press. He wrote treatises on the equilibrium of liquid solutions, on the weight and density of air, and on the arithmetic triangle
hydrostatics, atmospheric pressure, Rare Book Collection
The Rockefeller University, "Pascal, Blaise" (1663). Rare Books. 129.