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Physics

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

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Corpuscular Forces, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/35
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the notion that physical interaction between bodies is not a matter of Newtonian forces, governed by Keplerian laws, but of the cumulative effect of collisions and other interactions among particles.

Gravity, Measure of Forces, c1780-c1802

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Identifier: Coll-204/9
Scope and Contents Notes in English, with occasional Russian headings, in basic physics like 'impulsion' and the measurement of forces. There are one or two mechanical sketches.

Introductions, c1804

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Identifier: Coll-204/2
Scope and Contents Volume consists of drafts of numerous introductions for various kinds of lectures in 'natural philosophy'. They discuss the use of terms like 'causation' and 'laws', concerned less with scientific facts than with how to study science itself.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 1, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/1
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 2, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/2
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 3, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/3
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 4, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/4
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 5, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/5
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Matter, Physics, c1780-c1802

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Identifier: Coll-204/4
Scope and Contents Volume contains lectures on the nature of matter, and on its behaviour in the physical universe.

Notes on musical chords, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/25
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the physics of music, with numerous diagrams, including a printed one on the bones of the inner ear.