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Anderson, Robert, fl1668-1696 (mathematician and silk-weaver)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A problem proposed by Robert Anderson 1698 about Geometry, c1675-1698

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [21]
Scope and Contents A search for a way to find an angle in a right triangle bisected laterally by a parabola. It is signed "Rob:t Anderson", and is written in a hand presumably his. Gregory has written, "sent to me by Mr G Keith Aprilo 1698) at the bottom.
Dates: c1675-1698

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...
Dates: c1680-c1708