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AuthorPicard, M (Jean), 1620-1682
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Picard was an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of astronomy at the College de France and a member of the Academie Royale de Sciences. He was the first to accurately compute the size of the Earth.
Astronomy--Early works to 1800