## 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 CambridgeUniversity Press, 1888 - 56 pages |

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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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1st Edition 2nd Edition 99 July aequalis alchemical alloys angulus antimony Apogaei April April 29 aqua fortis Arthur Storer Bernouilli bismuth calculation Cambridge chemical Chronology Collins Comet Commercium Epistolicum Conduitt containing copy Corr Curves David Gregory distantias draft of Newton's Edleston Ellipseos erit experiments extracts from Boyle Flamsteed to Newton Fontenelle given Halley to Newton Holograph Horsley impulsum July 11 June Latin latus rectum Leibnitz letter from Newton Letter of Newton linea Lord Portsmouth Luna radio Lunar Theory Maccl Method of Fluxions MISCELLANEOUS moon's apogee motion motus Newton to Varignon Newton's hand Newton's method numbered observations Oldenburg Oldenburg to Newton Optical orbe orbit papers relating plano immobili Principia Printed by Brewster PROP Propositions quam Luna recipe refraction salammoniac scholium Scrap Sept solis sublimate Terram treatise Varignon to Newton various authors written دو وو