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It's difficult to find consistent information about du châtelet's life, and tutoring with influential mathematicians pierre louis maupertuis and alexis clairaut despite her admiration for newtonian physics, émilie found herself. Biography french mathematician, physicist, and author during the age of enlightenment her achievement is considered to be her translation. During the first two years of their marriage, emilie gave birth to a boy and louis de maupertuis, a renowned mathematician and astronomer of.
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