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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:

Extrait de Manouvre des Vaisseaux ... sequuntur ... de Newtoni cogitatio, 1694

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [57]
Scope and Contents A jotting, dated 1694, about a book on how vessels turn (for Gregory was interested in how solids behaved in fluids), and diagrams on the catenary curve, annotated annoted by Gregory and by Newton, almost certainly during their five-day meeting in Cambridge in May of the same year.

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume Dc.1.61: Series Coll-33/Folio C
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...

Geometriae de Motu Pars Quarta, 1686

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Identifier: GB 0237 David Gregory Dc.1.75 Folio B [15]
Scope and Contents Part four of Gregory's public lecture on the geometry of motion, here concerning projectiles.

Geometriae de Motu Pars Quinta, 1687

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Identifier: GB 0237 David Gregory Dc.1.75 Folio B [16]
Scope and Contents Part five of Gregory's public lecture on the geometry of motion, here concerning pendula.

Gravity, Measure of Forces, c1780-c1802

 Item
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.

Impulsion, Corpuscular Forces, c1780-c1802

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Identifier: Coll-204/6
Scope and Contents Volume contains lectures in statics and fluid dynamics. Included is a note on what happens upon mixing particular chemicals. A few of the headings are in Russian.

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.

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.

Jo: Keil Scheda de figura Radij in Medio difformi, 1684-1700

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [30]
Scope and Contents A logarithmic treatment of light propagating through a uniform medium. John Keill was an Edinburgh native who earned distinction under David Gregory in mathematics and natural philosophy there, and who followed him to Oxford in 1691, where, like Gregory, he made a name for himself as an enthusiastic vindicator of Sir Isaac Newton. At Balliol College he demonstrated by experiments the validity of some of the chief propositions of Newton concerning light and colour, among other things. Oddly,...

Lecture notes and laboratory notebooks of David J Lockwood

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1845
Scope and Contents Lecture notebooks and laboratory notebooks containing notes taken by David J Lockwood during his time as a research fellow at the University of Edinburgh in the 1970s. Also includes a manual on IMP routines for data handling.