## 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

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 xiii

Halley inserted in the Philosophical Transactions of 1721 a Table of

Halley inserted in the Philosophical Transactions of 1721 a Table of

**Refractions**by Newton , without giving any idea ... new and powerful analytical method the law of atmospheric**refraction**for rays in the neighbourhood of the horizon . Page xiv

his theory of

his theory of

**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 ... Page xv

portions of the path , and from these the actual

portions of the path , and from these the actual

**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 ... Page 6

C. Mathematical Problems . 1. To find the True Anomaly from the Mean . 2. Fragment on the Solid of least resistance . 3. Atmospheric

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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