Blaise Pascal, French Polymath

Blaise Pascal, French Polymath

C023/7689 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 16.4MB

Downloadable file size: 1.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Science Source/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY


Caption: Color enhanced portrait of Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer, Catholic philosopher and child prodigy. He made important contributions to the study of fluids, and clarified the concepts of pressure and vacuum. While still a teenager, he started some pioneering work on calculating machines, and after three years of effort he invented the mechanical calculator. His Traite du triangle arithmetique ('Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle') of 1653 described a convenient tabular presentation for binomial coefficients, now called Pascal's triangle. Prompted by a friend interested in gambling problems, he corresponded with Fermat on the subject, and from that collaboration was born the mathematical theory of.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1623, 1662, 17th century, art, artwork, author, b. pascal, binomial coefficients, blaise pascal, calculator, catholic, child prodigy, colorized, drawing, enhanced, european, famous, figure, french, historic, historical, history, illustration, important, inventor, male, man, mathematical probability, mathematician, men, modern economics, notable, pascal, pascal'ss triangle, people, person, personalities, personality, philosopher, physicist, pioneer, polymath, probability theory, projective geometry, science, social science, study of fluids, traite du triangle arithmetique, treatise on the arithmetical triangle, vacuum, well-known, writer

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.