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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Ad pag: 221. Newtoni Nota, May 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [46]
Scope and Contents Gregory's attempt to work out corollary 2 to Newton's proposition 91, from book 1 of the Principia, which compared the ratio of the attraction of a sphere to that of a spheroid, using the integration of the square root of a trinomial.
Dates: May 1694

Ad Philosophiam Neutoni Nota, 15 September 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [181]
Scope and Contents For Gregory's Nota to Newton's Principia. One of several attempts (see C46, C60, and C63) to understand Newton's corollary 2 to proposition 91, book 1, which discovered the ratio of the attraction of a shpere to that of a spheroid, and involved the integration of the square root of a trinomial.
Dates: 15 September 1693

Adnotata ... ex Newtone, May 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [43]
Scope and Contents Notes of some of the consultations with Newton in Cambridge from the 4th to the 8th of May, 1694. The topics of those talks included astronomy, mechanics, physics and mathematics. The mathematical topics included conic radii, conjugates of curves, the polar coordinates of an orbit, and the form of the solid of least resistance.
Dates: May 1694

Adnotata Phys: et Math: de Newtono 1698..., 1698

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [62]
Scope and Contents Thoughts on Newton's theory of the moon. Gregory notes Fatio's success in deriving the inverse square law, and Flamsteed's refusal to supply orbital data.
Dates: 1698

Chartae 4. fol: de Nostra 2da Quadrandi Methodo, 1686

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [206]
Scope and Contents A tranche of workpapers in which Gregory continues to labour on adapting Newton's method of quadrature. He continues to have trouble adapting the basic series, an indefinite integral, to the definite integral defined between O and x.

One paper among these was probably intended for the Astronomiae, showing a body moving in an ellipse.
Dates: 1686

Corrigenda to the Astronomiae, 1698-1699

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [56(3)]
Scope and Contents Editorial issues in Gregory's major textbook.
Dates: 1698-1699

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

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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.
Dates: 1694

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...
Dates: c1680-c1708

In editione nova Philos: Newtoniana haec ab Auctore fient, May 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [42]
Scope and Contents These are the things that Gregory was able to copy into his notes or his own copy of the Principia from those things which Newton had altered in his own copy. He proposed that these be published as a volume of Notae if not as a second edition.
Dates: May 1694

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.
Dates: 1700