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Centripetal Force

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Objectio D. Sykes ... Contra motum planeta in Ellipsi, 23 August 1696

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [5]
Scope and Contents [Arthur Ashley] Sykes' objection to what appears to be the Cassini curve, over the general issue of velocity and centripetal force. Refuted by Gregory underneath on 20 June 1697.
Dates: 23 August 1696

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

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