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Reference numberCLP/8ii/77
LevelItem
TitleTranslated paper, 'Inquiry concerning the figure of such planets as revolve about an Axis supposing the Density continually to vary, from the Center towards the Surface' by Alexis Claude Clairaut
Date[1737]
DescriptionEnglish translation by John Colson, of original paper in French.

Engraved figures from 'Philosophical Transactions' attached (see CLP/8ii/77/2)

Subject: Astronomy / Planets / Physics
LanguageEnglish
Extent33p
FormatManuscript
Print
Physical descriptionInk on paper, manuscript and printed engravings of figures
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0045
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 449, p 277
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8170Clairaut; Alexis Claude (1713 - 1765)1713 - 1765
NA7778Colson; John (1680 - 1760)1680 - 1760
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