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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.
The end of the Millenium
  • A. Cook
  • Geology
    Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 22 September 2000
Introduction to the September 2000 issue of Notes and Records.
Ladies in the Scientific Revolution
  • A. Cook
  • History
    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 scientific
Edmond Halley and the magnetic field of the earth
  • A. Cook
  • Geology, 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 Atlantic
Rome and the Royal Society, 1660-1740
  • A. Cook
  • History
    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 new
Halley the Londoner
  • A. Cook
  • History
    Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 1 July 1993
TLDR
His extended family, his links with the Tower and his associations with the London trading companies, in the early part of his life before he went to Oxford in 1704 are considered.
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 through
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