## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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B. Lunar

B. Lunar

**Theory**5 C. Mathematical Problems 6 XI . Papers relating to the dispute respecting the invention of Fluxions ib . XII . Astronomy 9 XIII . Hydrostatics , Optics , Sound , and Heat ib . XIV . Miscellaneous copies of Letters and ... Page xi

1st , the Lunar

1st , the Lunar

**Theory**, 2nd , the**Theory**of Atmospheric Refraction , and 3rd , the Determination of the Form of the Solid of Least Resistance . It is expressly stated by Newton himself that the Lunar**Theory**as given in his Principia is ... Page xii

he had found by

he had found by

**theory**for the motion of the moon's apogee , is omitted in the new scholium . It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar**Theory**a good many containing Newton's calculations relating to the inequalities which ... Page xiii

The papers also contain a long list of propositions in the Lunar

The papers also contain a long list of propositions in the Lunar

**Theory**which were evidently intended to be inserted in a second edition , upon which Newton appears to have been engaged in 1694. This list , together with the two lemmas ... Page xiv

1his

1his

**theory**of refraction by giving a theorem from which it is clear that Newton then understood how to form the differential equation to the path of a ray of light through our atmosphere . It is true that , for the sake of greater ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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