## 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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**Lunar Theory**5 X. C. Mathematical Problems 6 XI . Papers relating to the dispute respecting the invention of Fluxions ib . XII . Astronomy 9 XIII . Hydrostatics , Optics , Sound , and Heat ib . XIV . Miscellaneous copies of Letters ... Page xi

1st , the

1st , the

**Lunar Theory**, 2nd , the Theory of Atmospheric 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 ... Page xii

he had found by theory for the motion of the moon's apogee , is omitted in the new scholium . It is interesting to find among the papers on the

he had found by theory for the motion of the moon's apogee , is omitted in the new scholium . It is interesting to find among the papers on the

**Lunar Theory**a good many containing Newton's calculations relating to the inequalities which ... Page xiii

The papers also contain a long list of propositions in the

The papers also contain a long list of propositions in the

**Lunar Theory**which were evidently intended to be inserted in a second edition , upon which Newton appears to have been engaged in 1694. This list , together with the two lemmas ... Page xxi

A List of Propositions in the

A List of Propositions in the

**Lunar Theory**intended to be inserted in a second edition of the Principia . III . The motion of the Apogee in an elliptic orbit of very small eccentricity , caused by given disturbing forces .### What people are saying - Write a review

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