BOOKS, ARTICLES

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES

 

Primary Sources

John Flamsteed, The Correspondence of John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer Royal, Eric G. Forbes and Maria Forbes, eds., vols. 1-3 (Bristol: Institute of Physics Publishing, 1995).

See:

Flamsteed to Crompton [for Newton] (15 December 1680) and Flamsteed to Crompton [for Newton] (3 January 1680/1) in Flamsteed, Correspondence, vol. 1, 749, 750.

Newton to Crompton [for Flamsteed] (28 February 1680/1) in Flamsteed, Correspondence, vol. 1, 764-769.

Flamsteed to Crompton [for Newton] (7 March 1680/1 in Flamsteed, Correspondence, vol. 1, 771-778.

Newton to Flamsteed (19 September 1685) in Flamsteed, Correspondence, vol. 2, 245-246.

 

Isaac Newton, Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, vol.1 (London: H.D. Symonds, 1803).

 

Secondary Sources

John L. Birks, John Flamsteed: The First Astronomer Royal at Greenwich (London: Avon Books, 1999).

 

 

David H. Clark and Stephen P. H. Clark, Newton’s Tyranny: The Suppressed Scientific Discoveries of Stephen Gray and John Flamsteed (New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2001).

 

Michael Hunter, Science and the Shape of Orthodoxy (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1995).

 

http://rsnr.royalsocietypublishing.org/

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Orbits and Maths

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/OrbitsHistory/page2.php

 

http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/what-is-orbit-planets-satellites-quiz.html#lesson

 

Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler

http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/tycho.htm

 

Kepler’s Laws of Orbits

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/kepler.html

 

Newton and “Universal Gravitation”

University College London

http://dioi.org/kn/newton-gravity.htm

 

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/circles/Lesson-3/Newton-s-Law-of-Universal-Gravitation

 

http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Sgravity.htm

 

Principia

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2011/dec/12/isaac-newton-principia-mathematica

 

 

John Flamsteed

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/209448/John-Flamsteed

 

http://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/about-jesus-college/history/pen-portraits/john-flamsteed/

 

Flamsteed’s Celestial Atlas

http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/the-celestial-atlas-of-flamsteed-1795/

 

http://lhldigital.lindahall.org/cdm/ref/collection/astro_atlas/id/1200

John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Comet of 1680

VIDEO

THE BBC ON THE NEWTON AND THE COMET OF 1680

with Simon Schaffer

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