## 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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**give**the calculations themselves , as he considers them too complicated and not sufficiently accurate . In the second edition this short scholium is replaced by a long one , in which Newton states many of the principal results of the ... Page xii

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**give**a general idea of Newton's mode of proceeding . The most interesting of these papers relate to the motion of the moon's apogee . Two lemmas are first established which**give**the motion of the apogee in an elliptic orbit of very ... Page xv

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**gives**what is equivalent to the differential equation to the curve by the revolution of which the above - named solid is generated , without explaining the method by which he has obtained it . Now among the Newton papers we have found ... Page xvii

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**gives**us some interesting information respecting the times when several of his discoveries were made . Thus in a passage ...**give**an idea of Newton's pro- digious mental activity at an earlier period of his life . 1 See Gerhardt , Mathem ... Page xix

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**gives**as the most fusible that which contains 5 parts of lead +7 of tin + 12 of bismuth . He says that an alloy consisting of 2 parts of lead + 3 of tin + 4 of bismuth will melt in the sun in summer . The alloy which goes by his name is ...### Other editions - View all

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1st Edition 2nd Edition aequalis alloys angulus antimony Apogaei apogee April aqua fortis Arthur Storer autem Bernouilli bismuth calculation Cambridge Chronology Comets Commercium Epistolicum Conduitt containing copy Curves David Gregory describit Differential Calculus distantias Edleston Ellipseos erit extracts from Boyle Fontenelle fusible given Holograph Horsley impulsum infinitely Invenire motum July June Keill Latin latus rectum least resistance Leibnitz lemmas linea Lord Portsmouth Luna in orbe Luna radio Lunar Theory Mathematical Method of Fluxions MISCELLANEOUS moon's apogee motion motum medium Lunae motus Newton's hand Newton's method notes Oldenburg Optical Opticks orbis orbium papers relating particula plano immobili Principia PROP Propositions quam Luna quod receipts recipe refraction regulus Ripley salammoniac scholium Scrap Sept small eccentricity Solid of Least solis sublimate temporis particulis tract treatise umbilico Varignon to Newton various authors vitriol دو وو