Reference numberRBO/4/21
Alternative reference numberRBO.4.73
Title'Animadversiones in novam Theoriam Motus' of Christopher Wren and Christian Huygens
DescriptionCriticisms about the new theory of motion by Christopher Wren and Christian Huygens

Presented to the Royal Society on 10 June 1669

At end a note reads: 'This being read at the Society, Dr Wren declared, that what the Author of these Animadversions esteemed for a Paradox, he judge to be a Truth, and had, before this, considered as a Corollary naturally following from the Rules. The President said, that the General Cases of Motion, being but three, were in short made out thus'.

Brouncker's theory of motion follows this.
Extent4 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/3i/54
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8299Wren; Sir; Christopher (1632 - 1723); architect, astronomer, and mathematician1632 - 1723
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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