TITLE

Exactly how did Newton deal with his planets?

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, S.K.
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring96, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Questions how Issac Newton approached the subject of planetary orbits, in his tercentary of Newton's Principa. Strategies used by Newton other than calculus; Treatment of the inverse square by going beyond the square; Information on Newton's reasoning geometric facts; Quotations from mathematical arguments of Newton.
ACCESSION #
9605231078

 

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