## 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

... 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

These papers are unfortunately very imperfect , and they have greatly suffered from fire and damp , but there is enough remaining to

These papers are unfortunately very imperfect , and they have greatly suffered from fire and damp , but there is enough remaining to

**give**a general idea of Newton's mode of proceeding . The most interesting of these papers relate to the ... Page xv

He there

He there

**gives**what is equivalent to ... have found the draft of a letter to a correspondent at Oxford , no doubt Professor David Gregory , in which Newton**gives**a clear explanation of his method , which is very simple and ingenious . Page xvii

In some of these papers relating to the dispute with Leibnitz , Newton

In some of these papers relating to the dispute with Leibnitz , Newton

**gives**us some interesting information ... The following extract will**give**an idea of Newton's prodigious mental activity at an earlier period of his life . Page xix

He mentions several easily fusible alloys of bismuth , tin and lead , and

He mentions several easily fusible alloys of bismuth , tin and lead , and

**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 ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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