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The science of mechanics: a critical and historical account of its ... - Page 79
by Ernst Mach - 1915 - 106 pages
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AN ESSAY ON NEWTON'S "PRINCIPIA"

W. W. ROUSE BALL - 1893
...spread before him. " When he discovered the theorems that form the first three "sections of book i., when he gave them in his lectures of " 1684, he was...earth as a point compared to the distance " of the moon— a distance amounting to only about sixty times " the earth's radius — but now they were mathematically...
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A short account of the history of mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1901 - 527 pages
...were but points. How different must these propositions have seemed to Newton's eyes when he realized that these results, which he had believed to be only...the earth as a point compared to the distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the earth's radius — but now they were mathematically...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1901 - 527 pages
...be only approximately true when applied to the solar system, were really exact ! Hitherto they hod been true only in so far as he could regard the sun...the earth as a point compared to the distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the eaith's radius— but now they were mathematically...
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The Monist, Volume 24

Edward C. Hegeler - Philosophy - 1914
...were but points. How different must these propositions have seemed to Newton's eyes when he realized that these results, which he had believed to be only...the earth as a point compared to the distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only about sixty times the earth's radius — but now they were mathematically...
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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of Its ...

Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1915 - 106 pages
...no expectation of so beautiful a result till it emerged from his mathematical investigation — than all the mechanism of the universe at once lay spread...had been true only in so far as he could regard the fan as a point compared to the distance of the planets, or the earth as a point compared to the distance...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

W. W. Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1960 - 522 pages
...only approximately true when applicd to the solar system, were really exact ! Hitherto they had bcen true only in so far as he could regard the sun as...the earth as a point compared to the distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only aUmt sixty times the earth's nidius — but now they were mathematically...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

W. W. Rouse Ball - Mathematics - 1960 - 522 pages
...only approximately true when applicd to the solar system, were really exact ! Hitherto they had bcen true only in so far as he could regard the sun as...the earth as a point compared to the distance of the moon — a distance amounting to only aUmt sixty times the earth's nidius — but now they were mathematically...
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