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Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on Some of Its Causes
Preface Introductory remarks 1. On the reciprocal influence of science and education 2. Of the inducements to individuals, to cultivate science 3. General state of learned societies in England 4.Expand
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Passages from the Life of a Philosopher
The mathematician and engineer Charles Babbage (1791–1871) is best remembered for his 'calculating machines', which are considered the forerunner of modern computers. Over the course of his life heExpand
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Economy of Machinery and Manufactures
Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send anExpand
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On the Mathematical Powers of the Calculating Engine
TLDR
The object of the present volume is to show the degree of assistance which mathematical science is capable of receiving from mechanism. Expand
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The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer
From the Publisher: In 1821 an inventor and mathematician, Charles Babbage, was poring over a set of mathematical tables. Finding error after error Babbage exclaimed, "I wish to God theseExpand
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Observations on the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy
  • C. Babbage
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of…
  • 1 February 1868
Many years have passed since I visited the remarkable scenery of the parallel roads of Glen Roy. Several explanations of their origin have been given; and my own view of the subject was, IExpand
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On the Action of Ocean-currents in the Formation of the Strata of the Earth
  • C. Babbage
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of…
  • 1 February 1856
In the year 1834 the author communicated to the Society a paper on the Temple of Serapis, at Puzzuoli, near Naples, in the concluding portion of which paper he suggested an explanation of the factExpand
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