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Drake, James, 1666 - 1707 (political and medical writer)


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Papers on astronomy, physics and mathematics, 1754

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/298
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous astronomical, physical and mathematical topics, including sections on the following:1. Primary planets (23 remarks); comet tails (4 points); James Bradley's parallax: tides; centripetal forces (misbound); lunar apsides and inequalities; projectiles in a parabola (19 observations); centripetal forces (16 rules); cycloid (16 statements); capillary tubes, written in Latin; infinites (9 characteristics); propositions from Newton's 'Principia'; primary rainbows; velocity as...
Dates: 1754
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