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" Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy & amazement asked him how he knew it, why saith he I have calculated it... "
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Page 51
by Bill Bryson - 2003 - 560 pages
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
...at once answered - too precisely - that the orbit would be an ellipse. Halley, "struck with joy and amazement, asked him how he knew it; Why, saith he,...whereupon Dr. Halley asked him for his calculation without any further delay." But the paper could not be found then and there, and Halley had to return to London...
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Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 908 pages
...to the square of their distance from it. Sr Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy & amazement asked him how...whereupon Dr Halley asked him for his calculation without any farther delay, Sr Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to renew...
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The Birth of a New Physics

I. Bernard Cohen - Science - 1985 - 258 pages
...from it. Sir Isaac replied immediately that it would be an ellipsis. The Doctor, struck with joy and amazement, asked him how he knew it. Why, saith he,...Whereupon Dr. Halley asked him for his calculation without any further delay. Sir Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to...
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Newton’s Scientific and Philosophical Legacy

Paul B. Scheurer, G. Debrock - History - 1988 - 382 pages
...from it. Sr Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy and amazement asked him how he knew it, why saith he I...whereupon Dr Halley asked him for his calculation. Without any farther delay, Sr Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to renew...
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Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics, Part A ...

R. Taton, C. Wilson - Science - 2003 - 300 pages
...the square of the distance; Newton immediately answered, an ellipse: The Doctor struck with joy and amazement asked him how he knew it, why saith he I...whereupon Dr Halley asked him for his calculation without any further delay, Sir Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to...
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The Life of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 328 pages
...to the square of their distance from it. Sr Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy & amazement asked him how...whereupon Dr Halley asked him for his calculation without any farther delay, Sr Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to renew...
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Elementary Geometry

John Roe - Mathematics - 1993 - 307 pages
...from it. Sir Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy and amazement asked him how he knew it. Why saith he I...calculated it, whereupon Dr. Halley asked him for his calculations without further delay. Sir Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he...
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The Spatial Infinite at Greenwich in Works by Christopher Wren, James ...

Ann Stewart Balakier, James J. Balakier - Art - 1995 - 139 pages
...to the square of their distance from it. S' Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy & amazement asked him how...whereupon Dr Halley asked him for his calculation but could not find it, but he promised him to renew it, & then to send it to him. . . . 74 Years later...
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From Calculus to Chaos: An Introduction to Dynamics

David Acheson - Mathematics - 1997 - 269 pages
...to the square of their distance from it. Sr Isaac replied immediately that it would be an Ellipsis, the Doctor struck with joy & amazement asked him how he knew it, Why saith he I have calculated it ... In due course, this single achievement came to be recognized as one of the greatest scientific...
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Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to ...

William H. Cropper - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 500 pages
...supposing the force of attraction towards the Sun to be reciprocal to the square of their distance from it. Sr Isaac replied immediately that it would be an [ellipse],...Isaac looked among his papers but could not find it, but he promised him to renew it, & then send it to him. A few months later Halley received the promised...
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