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Duillier, Fatio de, 1664-1753 (Swiss mathematician)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adnotata Phys: a D. Boyleo 1691 et ab Fatio, 1691

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [86]
Scope and Contents Notes on conversations with Boyle and Fatio, including the former's notions on the quantity of motion in bodies rotated about their own axis, and the latter's theory of gravity.

Adnotata Phys: et Math: de Newtono 1698..., 1698

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [62]
Scope and Contents Thoughts on Newton's theory of the moon. Gregory notes Fatio's success in deriving the inverse square law, and Flamsteed's refusal to supply orbital data.

Excerpta et notanda in Kepleri ... ad vitellionem, c1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [38.1]
Scope and Contents A discussion, probably inspired by Sir Isaac Newton, of whether it was Willebrord Snell or Voss who discovered a law of refraction first, from which Rene Descartes arguably derived his version at last.

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume: Dc.1.61
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...

Indefinita quadratura lunula Hippocratis, 1 August 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [64]
Scope and Contents Gregory's notes on conversations with Fatio and his own brother James.

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.

Notanda D.J. phys. et math. Lond: Martio 1693 cum Fatio, 31 March 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [37]
Scope and Contents Notes to an extended conversation with Fatio de Duillier, fellow enthusiast of Newtonian science at Oxford, and especially important to Gregory between December 1691 and May 1694, when he was cut off from direct contact with Sir Isaac Newton, whom he had offended in a published commentary on his 'abrumpent' mathematical series. Topics include magnetic attraction, refraction and colour, and movement of solids through fluid, with anecdotal remarks by de Duiller about ships, tides, and the French....

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...

The proportions of weight of several bodys compared together..., 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [76]
Scope and Contents Notes from a conversation with Fatio.

Tractata cum Hugenio - Hage Com. Maio 1693 (from index), 16 May 1693-18 May 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [8]
Scope and Contents Conversation notes pertaining to a meeting with Christiaan Huygens in the Netherlands. Entry for 16 May 1693, following a jotted chapter citation (see note) and a squib about the glass used in microscopes, is an agenda for the discussion topics, which are to include foliate curves, Huygens' dioptrics (laws of refraction), compound 'astroscopes', gravitational theory of (his Oxford colleague from Switzerland,) Fatio de Duillier, a celestial-motion machine, a new pendulum for Huygens'...