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Paper, 'Demonstration of a law of motion in the case of a body deflected by two forces tending constantly to two fixed points' by John Robertson and John Jones

Reference number: L&P/5/84

Date: 27 February 1769

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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. John Robertson, Lib. R. S. to James West, Esq; President of the Royal Society; containing the demonstration of a law of motion, in the case of a body deflected by two forces tending constantly to two fixed points'

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Reference number
L&P/5/84
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27 February 1769
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6 pages
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Manuscript

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John Robertson

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John Robertson, Paper, 'Demonstration of a law of motion in the case of a body deflected by two forces tending constantly to two fixed points' by John Robertson and John Jones, 27 February 1769, L&P/5/84, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_84/paper-demonstration-of-a-law-of-motion-in-the-case-of-a-body-deflected-by-two-forces-tending-constantly-to-two-fixed-points-by-john-robertson-and-john-jones, accessed on 18 June 2024

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