Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473 - 1543 (astronomer)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Observations and computations of the Moon for 1623-1693, with laws to find the generation of a parabola, and associated sketches and equations. There are calculations of the Moon's place by the 'Tychowich Theory' and from Copernicus's observations. There is also an undated Latin account of a comet, from which the trajectory and orbit of Halley's Comet is deduced.
An annotated copy of the script for 'The Earth and the Sun', a talk by Porter on Copernicus and Galileo, including an illustrative play. The talk was the second part of the series 'Great Discoveries about the Earth' for the B.B.C. Schools Radio series 'General Science'. There are several duplicate pages from the script.