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Blaise Pascal

Posted on April 14th, 2011

Download Images on this Page: Blaise Pascal Experiments on the weight of air Experiments on the principles of hydrostatic pressure (Contact IIHR for high-resolution images) Blaise Pascal, French scientist, mathematician, and philosopher, may be best remembered for developing (with Fermet) the modern theory of probability and for his religious philosophy. However, he also conducted significant […]

Rare Book Collection

Posted on March 11th, 2011

IIHR’s History of Hydraulics (HOH) collection has been called one of the best scholarly collections of historic hydraulics books in existence. More than 500 volumes spanning the past 2,000 years are included, with an emphasis on scientific (rather than applied) hydraulics. The collection includes both reprints and original publications, some of which are quite rare. […]

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