## 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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... has found the motion of the moon's apogee , and he states some of the numerical results which he has obtained , but he does not give the

... has found the motion of the moon's apogee , and he states some of the numerical results which he has obtained , but he does not give the

**calculations**themselves , as he considers them too complicated and not sufficiently accurate . Page xii

It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many containing Newton's

It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many containing Newton's

**calculations**relating to the inequalities which are described in the above scholium . These papers are unfortunately very imperfect ... Page xiv

Judging from Newton's account of the time which he employed in making these

Judging from Newton's account of the time which he employed in making these

**calculations**, there must have been a considerable mass ... Fortunately , however , among the Portsmouth papers we find a detailed**calculation**of the refraction ... Page xv

It should be remarked that the above

It should be remarked that the above

**calculation**requires an approximate knowledge of the path of the ray , whereas this path is at first unknown , and cannot be accurately determined without a knowledge of the refraction itself . Page 1

**Calculation**of the Area of the Hyperbola . 5. On the Laws of Motion . On the Laws of Reflection . On Motion in a Cycloid . 6. Problems in Geometrical Optics . II . ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS . ( Holograph . ) 1. N. 1 SECTION 1. ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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