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Physics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Newtonian Society, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-175
Scope and Contents The records consist of a minute book covering 30 April 1760 to 27 November 1763, and also January 1764, and with the petition of A. Copland for membership, 17 December 1763. There is also a book of laws and the signatures of members of the Society, as well as a roll of miscellaneous questions to be debated.
Dates: 1760-1764

Rotation, Philosphy, c1780-c1803

 Item
Identifier: Coll-204/12
Scope and Contents Volume contains lecture notes, with only one or two diagrams, of the physics of rotating bodies, and of the nature of physics itself.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Serenissimo Principo ac Domino Georgio ... Daniae, 1702

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [056]
Scope and Contents A draft dedication of Elementa Physicae et Geometricae to its patron, George, Prince of Denmark.
Dates: 1702

Sounds, c1780-c1803

 Item
Identifier: Coll-204/15
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the science of acoustics. Special topics include ear trumpets and the tuning of instruments. Two or three diagrams attend.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Space, Time, Motion, Stability, c1780-c1803

 Item
Identifier: Coll-204/16
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the geometry of motion and stasis; numerous diagrams attend.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Summarium nostra Astronomiae Phys: et Geom:, c1690

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [56(2)]
Scope and Contents One-page summary of Gregory's major textbook.
Dates: c1690

Table des Refractions, 1688

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [89]
Scope and Contents A refraction table for a 90-degree sweep of the heavens, at constant temperature.

Also a note of a meeting arrangement in Paris with colleagues.
Dates: 1688

The proportions of weight of several bodys compared together..., s.d.

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [75]
Scope and Contents A specific gravity table.
Dates: s.d.

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

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [76]
Scope and Contents Notes from a conversation with Fatio.
Dates: 1694

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

 Item
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'...
Dates: 16 May 1693-18 May 1693