Letters from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827
Scope and Contents
Two letters to the Board of Longitude concerning his theory of the universe founded on the fluctuation of the satellites and the anti-gravitation of the sun. Sent from Rio de Janeiro, where he worked as a professor of descriptive geometry at the Real Academia Militar.
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Santos e Souza Mattos, José Victorino dos
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