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The Term “Radian” in Trigonometry
NATURE of April 21, containing Mr. Thomson's letter, has just reached me, and I hasten to say that, had I known that his father had ever claimed to have originated the word “radian” I should, ofExpand
The Library and the Specialist
NATURE of August 17 has just come to hand, and I am much pleased to see the article in it (p. 222) on “The Library and the Specialist”. The reference there made (not quite accurately) to my ownExpand
The Term “Radian” in Trigonometry
  • T. Muir
  • Philosophy
  • Nature
  • 1 April 1910
FROM a recently published part of the “New English Dictionary” it is to be inferred that the first authority for the use of the word “radian” was the “Treatise on Natural Philosophy” of Thomson andExpand
Library Cooperation in Regard to Scientific Serials
  • T. Muir
  • Political Science
  • Nature
  • 1 October 1908
ABOUT two years and a half ago a short paper of mine on “Library Aids to Mathematical Research” was fortunate enough to attract a little passing attention, the object of it being to bring aboutExpand