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Gravitational Experiments in the Laboratory
1. Introduction 2. The linear oscillator driven by thermal noise and with electrical damping 3. External sources of noise, and design of experiments 4. The weak principle of equivalence 5.Expand
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Physics of the earth and planets
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Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens and the Seas
1. Halley's world 2. Formation of an astronomer 3. Skies of the south 4. Into Europe 5. A wedding and two funerals 6. Achilles produced 7. Improving natural knowledge 8. Celestial architecture 9.Expand
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Ladies in the Scientific Revolution
  • A. Cook
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 January 1997
Two exhibitions were recently held in the Library of the Society, one on Women in Science and another on the Archives of the Scientific Revolution. The first did not go so far back as the scientificExpand
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Éditions du Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques
  • A. Cook
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 May 2001
The Committee was founded in 1834 to publish Documents inédits sur l'histoire de France, such as medieval charters; it subsequently extended its interests far more widely and now includes the historyExpand
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Interiors of the planets
1. Introduction 2. The internal structure of the Earth 3. Methods for the determination of the dynamical properties of planets 4. Equations of state of terrestrial materials 5. The Moon 6. Mars,Expand
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An experimental test of the inverse square law of gravitation at range of 0.1 m
Theories attempting to unify gravitation with other interactions of Nature assume that the gravitational force arises from the exchange of particles. Several authors have predicted deviations,Expand
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The Motion of the Moon
The passage of the Moon across the night sky has long been a familiar, but mysterious, sight to man. Newton, with his laws of motion and inverse square law of gravity, was able to predict all theExpand
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The absolute determination of the acceleration due to gravity
Summary The history of absolute measurements of gravity is mentioned and the reasons for making absolute measurements are indicated. The principles and main advantages and difficulties of the mainExpand
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