John Michell and Black Holes

@article{Schaffer1979JohnMA,
  title={John Michell and Black Holes},
  author={S. Schaffer},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1979},
  volume={10},
  pages={42 - 43}
}
  • S. Schaffer
  • Published 1979
  • Physics
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
La priorite des travaux de M. et de Herscel sur la capture de la lumiere par gravite par rapport a ceux de Laplace. 
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The large scale structure of space-time (Cambridge
  • 1973
quoting letters from Cavendish to Michell, 12 August 1783 and from Michel1 to Cavendish, 20 April 1784
  • For Michell's relations with Herschel see C. A. Lubbock, The Herschel chronicle (Cambridge,
  • 1933
148, quoting letters from Cavendish to Michell, 12 August 1783 and from Michel1 to Cavendish
    Exposition du systeme du monde (Paris, 1796), ii, 305, and in Allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden
      There was considerable discussion of the wasting away of the Sun by the loss of light: Priestley used Michell's work to show