## 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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... states many of the principal results of the Lunar Theory , partly as found from theory alone and partly as deduced by combining his theory with observation ; but he confines himself to results alone , and does not give the

... states many of the principal results of the Lunar Theory , partly as found from theory alone and partly as deduced by combining his theory with observation ; but he confines himself to results alone , and does not give the

**method**... Page xiii

Kramp , in his Analyse des Réfractions , published in 1799 , investigates by a new and powerful analytical

Kramp , in his Analyse des Réfractions , published in 1799 , investigates by a new and powerful analytical

**method**the law of atmospheric refraction for rays in the neighbourhood of the horizon . On comparing his theoretical results with ... Page xiv

In an interesting article in the Journal des Savants for 1836 , M. Biot directs particular attention to this subject , and tries to reproduce the

In an interesting article in the Journal des Savants for 1836 , M. Biot directs particular attention to this subject , and tries to reproduce the

**method**which Newton may be supposed to have employed in order to calculate his table of ... Page xv

Newton solves the difficulty by an indirect

Newton solves the difficulty by an indirect

**method**, making repeated approximations to the form of the path , and thus at length succeeding in satisfying all the required conditions . The papers show that the well - known approximate ... Page xvi

... him of plagiarism , whereas he might have known from the correspondence that formerly took place between them , that Newton's

... him of plagiarism , whereas he might have known from the correspondence that formerly took place between them , that Newton's

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