## 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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1st , the Lunar Theory , 2nd , the Theory of Atmospheric

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 ...

1st , the Lunar Theory , 2nd , the Theory of Atmospheric

**Refraction**, and 3rd , theDetermination 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 ...

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Kramp , in his Analyse des Réfractions , published in 1799 , investigates by a

new and powerful analytical method the law of atmospheric

the neighbourhood of the horizon . On comparing his theoretical results with

Newton ...

Kramp , in his Analyse des Réfractions , published in 1799 , investigates by a

new and powerful analytical method the law of atmospheric

**refraction**for rays inthe neighbourhood of the horizon . On comparing his theoretical results with

Newton ...

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his theory of

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 ...

his theory of

**refraction**by giving a theorem from which it is clear that Newton thenunderstood 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 ...

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portions of the path , and from these the actual

portions are derived by making the total horizontal

given by observation . It should be remarked that the above calculation requires ...

portions of the path , and from these the actual

**refractions**in passing over theseportions are derived by making the total horizontal

**refraction**equal to the amountgiven by observation . It should be remarked that the above calculation requires ...

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X . PAPERS CONNECTED WITH THE PRINCIPIA . C . Mathematical Problems . 1

. To find the True Anomaly from the Mean . 2 . Fragment on the Solid of least

resistance . 3 . Atmospheric

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X . PAPERS CONNECTED WITH THE PRINCIPIA . C . Mathematical Problems . 1

. To find the True Anomaly from the Mean . 2 . Fragment on the Solid of least

resistance . 3 . Atmospheric

**Refraction**, with detailed calculation of the**Refraction**...

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