Duhem, Pierre

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Duhem, Pierre Gender: M
born on 10 June 1861 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°19' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 09°14 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 27°14'

Pierre Duhem


French physicist, mathematician, historian and philosopher of science, best known for his writings on the indeterminacy of experimental criteria and on scientific development in the Middle Ages. Duhem also made major contributions to the science of his day, particularly in the fields of hydrodynamics, elasticity, and thermodynamics.

Duhem was in part responsible for the development of what is known as the Gibbs–Duhem relation and the Duhem–Margules equation.

He died 14 September 1916.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 6 & vol 2


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Vocation : Science : Physics