Niccolo Tartaglia

Niccolo TartagliaIn existographies, Niccolo Tartaglia (c.1500-1557) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, and translator, noted for []

Overview
In c.1545, Tartaglia, in his booklet on Jordanus Nemorarius, was, supposedly, the first to state the idea of both “vertical pressure” and “lateral pressure” (see: mean girls model) in a liquid, e.g. at different depths. [1]

Quotes | On
The following are quotes on Tartaglia:

Tartaglia was the first to have a clear idea of the ‘vertical’ and ‘lateral’ pressure in a liquid.”
William Middleton (1964), The History of the Barometer (pg. 5) [2]

Quotes | By
The following are quotes by Tartaglia:

“The deeper the liquid is, the more it will compress the deeper parts; for they are compressed both by the upper parts [vertical pressure] and by those next to them [lateral pressure].”
— Niccolo Tartaglia (c.1545), Jordanus: a Small Treatise [1]

References
1. (a) Tartaglia, Niccolo. (c.1545). Jordanus: a Small Treatise: Correction Study with New Growth Figures (Iordani: Opusculum de ponderositate, Nicolai Tartaleae studio correctum novisque figuris auctum) (abs). Publisher, 1565.
(b) Middleton, William E. (1964). The History of the Barometer (pg. 5). Publisher.
2. (a) Middleton, William E. (1964). The History of the Barometer (pg. 5). Publisher.
(b) Jordanus de Nemore – Wikipedia.

External links
‚óŹ Niccolo Fontana Tartaglia – Wikipedia.

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