Reference numberCLP/8ii/77/1
TitleManuscript, '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
DescriptionEnglish translation by John Colson, of original paper in French.

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

Subject: Astronomy / Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An inquiry concerning the figure of such planets as revolve about an axis, supposing the density continually to vary, from the centre towards the surface; By Mr. Alexis Clairaut, F. R. S. and Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. Translated from the French by the Rev. John Colson Lucas. Prof. Math. Cantab. and F. R. S'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0045
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8170Clairaut; Alexis Claude (1713 - 1765)1713 - 1765
NA7778Colson; John (1680 - 1760)1680 - 1760
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