Browse texts by category: Science

26.

Mr Newton's Answer to the precedent Letter

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 128 (25 September 1676), pp. 698-705.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00026

27.

An Instrument for observing the Moon's Distance from the Fixt Stars at Sea

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 465 (1742), pp. 155-156.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00027

28.

Mr Isaac Newtons Answer to some Considerations [of Robert Hooke] upon his doctrine of Light and Colors

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 88 (18 November 1672), pp. 5084-5103.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00028

29.

Mr. Newton's Answer to the foregoing Letter [of Ignace Pardies]

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 85 (15 July 1672), pp. 5014-5018.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00029

30.

An Extract of a Letter, received very lately, (March 19th) from the Inventor of this new Telescope, from Cambridge

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 81 (25 March 1672), pp. 4009-4010.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00030

31.

Front Matter to the Opticks (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00032

32.

The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00033

33.

The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00034

34.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00035

35.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00036

36.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00037

37.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00038

38.

The Third Book of Opticks (1704)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also Two treatises of the Species and Magnitude of Curvilinear Figures (London: 1704).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00039

39.

Front Matter to the Opticks (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00044

40.

The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00045

41.

The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00046

42.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00047

43.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00048

44.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00049

45.

The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00050

46.

The Third Book of Opticks (1718)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. The Second Edition, with Additions (London: 1718).

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00051

47.

Christiaan Huygens' comments on Newton's telescope

Author: Christiaan Huygens

Source: Christiaan Huygens, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 81 (25 March 1672), pp. 4008-4009.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00052

48.

The Observations, made upon these proposals [of Robert Moray]

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 83 (20 May 1672), pp. 4060-4062.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00053

49.

An Answer to this Letter [of Francis Linus], written 5 December 1674

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 110 (25 January 1674/5), pp. 219.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00054

50.

Draft Versions of 'The Queries'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff. 231r-301r, 359r, 477v-478r, 610r-612r, 618r-623r, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00055

[1] 8pp.

[2]

in English

[3] A Letter from Liege concerning Mr Newton's Experiment of the colour'd Spectrum [Philosophical Transactions 128 (25 September 1676)] Letter to Oldenburg on the lengths and angles of prism images, dated 18 August 1676 [EL/N1/53]

[4] 2pp.

[5]

in English

[6] 20 pp.

[7]

in English

[8] An Extract of a Letter lately written by an ingenious person from Paris [Christiaan Huygens] [Philosophical Transactions 96 (21 July 1673)] Robert Hooke's Critique of Newton's Theory of Light and Colors (delivered 1672) [History of the Royal Society, Vol. 3 (1757)]

[9] 5 pp.

[10]

in Latin

[11] A second Letter of P. Pardies [Philosophical Transactions 85 (15 July 1672)] Letter to to Henry Oldenburg for Ignatius-Gaston Pardies, dated 10 June 1672 [EL/N1/40]

[12] 2 pp.

[13]

in English

[14] Christiaan Huygens' comments on Newton's telescope [Philosophical Transactions 81 (25 March 1672)]

[15] The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704)

[16] The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) Front Matter to the Opticks (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[17] The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[18] The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[19] The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[20] The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[21] The Third Book of Opticks (1704) [Opticks (1704)] Opticks (1704) The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[22] Opticks (1704) The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1704) [Opticks (1704)]

[23] The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718)

[24] The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) Front Matter to the Opticks (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[25] The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) The First Book of Opticks. Part I (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[26] The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) The First Book of Opticks. Part II (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[27] The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) The Second Book of Opticks. Part I (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[28] The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) The Second Book of Opticks. Part II (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[29] The Third Book of Opticks (1718) [Opticks (1718)] Opticks (1718) The Second Book of Opticks. Part III (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[30] Opticks (1718) The Second Book of Opticks. Part IV (1718) [Opticks (1718)]

[31] 2pp.

[32]

in English

[33] An Extract of a Letter, received very lately, (March 19th) from the Inventor of this new Telescope, from Cambridge [Philosophical Transactions 81 (25 March 1672)] Mr. Newton's Letter … containing some more suggestions about his New Telescope [Philosophical Transactions 82 (22 April 1672)] An Accompt of a New Catadioptrical Telescope invented by Mr. Newton [Philosophical Transactions 81 (25 March 1672)]

[34] 3pp.

[35]

in English

[36] Some Experiments propos'd in relation to Mr. Newton's Theory of light … together with the Observations made thereupon by the Author of that Theory [Philosophical Transactions 83 (20 May 1672)]

[37] 1p.

[38]

in English

[39] A letter of Mr. Franc. Linus … being a reply to the Letter printed in Numb. 110 [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)] A Letter of the Learn'd Franc. Linus … animadverting upon … Mr. Isaac Newton's Theory of Light and Colors, date 6 October 1674 [Philosophical Transactions 110 (25 January 1674/5)]

[40] 98pp.

[41]

mainly in English, with some Latin and French

[42]

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