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Draft of a paper by Wildbore regarding the movement of spherical bodies around axes as well as in orbit., inspired by a paper by [John] Landen published in Philosophical Transactions vol 75 titled 'Of the rotatory motion of a body of any form whatever, revolving, without restraint, about any axis passing through its center of gravity'. Wildbore seeks to improve on Landen's solution to the issue. Includes one page of diagrams.

Subject: Physics / Mathematics

This paper was extended and published in volume 80 of Philosophical Transactions as 'On spherical motion'.

Communicated by Charles Mahon, Earl of Stanhope.

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AP/7/16
Earliest possible date
1787
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
13 pages
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Manuscript

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Paper, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore], 1787, AP/7/16, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_7_16/paper-on-spherical-motion-by-charles-wildbore, accessed on 24 May 2024

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