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The laws of gravitation; memoirs by Newton, Bouguer and Cavendish, together with abstracts of other important memoirs.

Author: A Stanley Mackenzie; Isaac Newton; Bouguer, M.; Henry Cavendish
Publisher: New York, Cincinnati American Book Company, [1900]
Series: Scientific memoirs, 9.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mackenzie, A. Stanley (Arthur Stanley), 1865-1938.
Laws of gravitation.
New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American Book Co., [1900]
(OCoLC)594530925
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Stanley Mackenzie; Isaac Newton; Bouguer, M.; Henry Cavendish
OCLC Number: 1113079
Description: vii, 160 pages diagrams 21 cm.
Contents: Preface. --
History of the subject before the appearance of Newton's Principia. --
Extracts from Newton's Principia and System of the world. --
Biographical sketch of Newton. --
Bouguer's The figure of the earth. --
Biographical sketch of Bouguer. --
The Bertier controversy. --
Account of Maskelyne's experiments on Schehallien. --
Cavendish's experiments to determine the mean density of the earth. --
Biographical sketch of Cavendish. --
Historical account of the experiments made since the time of Cavendish. --
Table of results of experiments. --
Bibliography. --
Index.
Series Title: Scientific memoirs, 9.
Responsibility: Tr. and ed. by A. Stanley Mackenzie ...

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