Jean Pecquet

Jean PecquetIn existographies, Jean Pecquet (1622-1674) was a French scientist and physiologist, noted for []

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“The center of interest in the vacuum questions in 1645 to 1651 was France, where Mersenne reported on the Italian work, and where natural philosophers such as Pascal, Petit, Roberval, and Pecquet all gave their views and experimented with the Torricellian apparatus.”
Steven Shapin (1985), Leviathan and the Air Pump (pg. 41)

1. Shapin, Steven; Schaffer, Simon. (1985). Leviathan and the Air Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life (Pecquet, pgs. 41, 157, 265). Princeton, 2011.

Further reading
● Webster, Charles. (1965). “The Discovery of Boyle’s Law, and the Concept of Elasticity of Air in the Seventeenth Century” (communicator: J. Ravetz) (abs) (pdf), Archive for the History of Exact Sciences, 2(5):441-502.

External links
Jean Pecquet – Wikipedia.

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