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Astrophysics

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogus Librorum Novorum Mathem: in Gallijs 1693, c1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [29]
Scope and Contents List of partial titles in applied mathematics, mostly, in a hand other than David Gregory's-and one of them in Greek, not a language in which he was comfortable. 1693 was the year he made his last trip to the continent, visiting Flanders as new Savilian Professor. These varied titles consider things like the statics of exploding gunpowder and draining water, dioptrics, micromeasurement, catapults, and astrophysics. This bibliography may be part of a larger one, judging by "par le meme" in the...

De affirmanda parallaxi magni orbis, cogitatum Hugenii, June 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [15]
Scope and Contents A transcription of Christiaan Huygen's argument that because stars' observed radii are so insensibly small, the diameter of the earth's orbit relative to the stars' position is also insensible, and thus the parallax measurement, which ought to prove or disprove the Copernican layout of the heavens, is useless.

De Gradibus...Gravis Cadentis, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [144]
Scope and Contents A treatis on orbits and gravity.

Dimensions of East India Cattle, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2095
Scope and Contents Table of the physical dimensions of East India cattle listing the height and length of their bodies and other points of their features.

Papers of David Gregory

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Identifier: Coll-33
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: bound manuscripts of mathematical and personal papers by both David Gregory and James Gregory bound manuscripts Lectiones Mechanicae Sive Geometria de Motu parts 1-4 (1689-1690) bound manuscripts of treatises on mathematics and astronomy (1683-1694) bound manuscripts Notae in...