| Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 526 pages
...the difficulty in 1749. The other great problem, the investigation of which occupied D'Alembert, was **the Precession of the equinoxes and the Nutation of the earth's axis,** according to the theory of gravitation. Sir Isaac Newton, in the xxxix. prop, of the third book, had... | |
| Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 526 pages
...the difficulty in 1749. The other great problem, the investigation of which occupied D'Alembert, was **the Precession of the equinoxes and the Nutation of the earth's axis,** according to the theory of gravitation. Sir Isaac Newton, in the xxxix. prop of the third book, had... | |
| Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 520 pages
...the difficulty in 1749. The other great problem, the investigation of which occupied D'Alembert, was **the Precession of the equinoxes and the Nutation of the earth's axis,** according to the theory of gravitation. Sir Isaac Newton, in the xxxix. prop, of the third book, had... | |
| 1863 - 530 pages
...principal object of the present paper, will require greater detail in their treatment. They are called **the Precession of the Equinoxes, and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis.** Unlike refraction, which is a variable element, and aberration, which is constant in quantity, and... | |
| 1864 - 474 pages
...of the tidal wave may quantitatively be determined in the same manner as that employed in computing **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** The varied distribution of land and water, the unequal and unknown depth of the ocean, and the as yet... | |
| 1864 - 968 pages
...of the tidal wave may quantitatively be determined in the same manner as that employed in computing **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** The varied distribution of land and water, the unequal and unknown depth of the ocean, and the as yet... | |
| Edward Livingston Youmans - 1865 - 490 pages
...of the tidal wave may quantitatively be determined in the same manner as that employed in computing **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** The varied distribution of land and water, the unequal and unknown depth of the ocean, and the as yet... | |
| Charles Knight - 1866 - 552 pages
...of the problem of vibrating chords, nnd the motion of a column of air ; in 1749 he did the same for **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis,** the latter of which had been just discovered by Bradley. In 1752 he published his ' Essay on the Resistance... | |
| 1868 - 872 pages
...inclination of the earth's axis to the ecliptic ia not constant, a fact including the explanation of **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** This discovery constitutes a great epoch in astronomy. Latterly, B. became Begins Professor of Astronomy... | |
| Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872 - 536 pages
...the difficulty in 1749. The other great problem, the investigation of which occupied D'Alembert, was **the Precession of the equinoxes and the Nutation of the earth's axis,** according to the theory of gravitation. Sir Isaac Newton, in the xxxix. prop, of the third book, had... | |
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