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" ... radius — but now they were mathematically true, excepting only for the slight deviation from a perfectly spherical form of the sun, earth and planets. We can imagine the effect of this sudden transition from approximation to exactitude in stimulating... "
The science of mechanics: a critical and historical account of its ... - Page 80
by Ernst Mach - 1915 - 106 pages
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English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are ..., Volume 47

Industrial arts - 1888
...unexpected by Newton. The effect of this sudden transition from approximation to exactitude stimulated his mind to still greater efforts. It was now in his power...absolute precision to the actual problems of astronomy We see the result in the third book of the ' Principia,' which will always remain a mos1 astonishing...
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A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1889 - 264 pages
...for the slight deviation from a perfectly spherical form of the sun, earth and planets. It was thus now in his power to apply mathematical analysis with absolute precision to the explanation of the detailed phenomena of the solar system. This he did in the almost incredibly short...
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A short account of the history of mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1901 - 527 pages
...distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the earth's radius — but now they were mathematically true, excepting only...absolute precision to the actual problems of astronomy." Of the three fundamental principles applied in the Princijria we may say that the idea that every particle...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1901 - 527 pages
...only for the slight deviation from a perfectly spherical form of the sun, earth and planets. We con imagine the effect of this sudden transition from...absolute precision to the actual problems of astronomy." Of the three fundamental principles applied in the Princifiia we may say that the idea that every particle...
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The Monist, Volume 24

Edward C. Hegeler - Philosophy - 1914
...distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the earth's radius — but now they were mathematically true, excepting only...absolute precision to the actual problems of astronomy." 'Rouse Ball, of. cit., pp. 11, 35, 61, 157. •Ibid., p. 61. The discovery of the theorem by which...
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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of Its ...

Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1915 - 106 pages
...distance of the moon, — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the earth's raditu — but now they were mathematically true, excepting only...five volumes at London in 1779-85, under the title : haaci Newtoni Opera quce exstant omnia Commentariis illustrabat Samuel Horsley. Further details about...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1908 - 522 pages
A review of mathematics from its beginnings with the early Greeks to the modern age, illustrated by the lives and achievements of the men who influenced its development
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a shorter history of science

...mathematical investigation — than all the mechanism of the universe at once lay spread before him. . .it was now in his power to apply mathematical analysis...absolute precision to the actual problems of astronomy. The way was then clear for Newton to deal with his old problem of the apple and the Moon. Using a new...
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