## 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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**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 a mere specimen or fragment of the subject , intended to ... Page xiii

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**Refractions**by Newton , without giving any idea of the method of its formation . Kramp , in his Analyse des Réfractions , published in 1799 , investigates by a new and powerful analytical method the law of atmospheric**refraction**for ... Page xiv

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**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 simplicity in this ... Page xv

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**refractions**in passing over these portions are derived by making the total horizontal**refraction**equal to the amount given by observation . It should be remarked that the above calculation requires an approximate knowledge of the path ... Page 6

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**Refraction**, with detailed calculation of the**Refraction**at the altitudes 0o , 3o , 12 ° and 30 ° . 4. Altitudes by the Barometer . XI . PAPERS RELATING TO THE DISPUTE RESPECTING THE INVENTION OF FLUXIONS . 1. Apographum Schediasmatis a ...### Other editions - View all

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