Gustave-Adolphe Hirn

Physicist, Astronomer

1815 – 1890

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Who was Gustave-Adolphe Hirn?

Gustave-Adolphe Hirn was a French physicist, astronomer. mathematician and engineer who made important measurements of the mechanical equivalent of heat and contributions to the early development of thermodynamics. He further applied his science in the practical development of steam engines.

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Born
Aug 21, 1815
Colmar
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Jan 14, 1890

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on July 23, 2013

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