• Publications
  • Influence
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
  • 62
  • 1
The end of the Millenium
  • A. Cook
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 September 2000
Introduction to the September 2000 issue of Notes and Records.
  • 30
  • 1
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
  • 7
  • 1
Notes and Records of the Royal Society
  • 3
  • 1
  • PDF
Rome and the Royal Society, 1660-1740
  • A. Cook
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 January 2004
Most Fellows of The Royal Society in the late seventeenth century knew Rome through their classical education and would have been attracted to visit it for the remains of antiquity and for the newExpand
  • 5
Edmond Halley and the magnetic field of the earth
  • A. Cook
  • Physics
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 September 2001
Edmond Halley was interested in magnetism from his schooldays to the end of his life, and of all his notable contributions to natural knowledge, his survey of the magnetic field over the AtlanticExpand
  • 6
Halley the Londoner
  • A. Cook
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 1 July 1993
Edmond Halley was a Londoner born and bred, he married into a London family and lived most of his life in or near London: London made his life and work possible. Halley’s public life is generallyExpand
  • 1
THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF SIR GEORGE EVEREST IN GEODESY
Abstract The geodetic survey of India was begun by Col. Lambton – whose assistant Everest became – at a time when the earliest measurement of a meridional arc in Europe, that from Spain throughExpand
  • 1
...
1
2
3
4
5
...