Philosophy 167: Class 13 - Part 3 - Newton-Flamsteed Correspondence: Flamsteed's Proposed Account of Cometary Motion, and Newton's Response.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-

2014-12-02

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  • Synopsis: Letters between Flamsteed and Newton suggest that two comets were actually just one comet headed toward the sun and then away from the sun.

    Opening line: "Well, there's a comet that shows up going from north to south."

    Duration: 13:11 minutes.

    Segment: Class 13, Part 3.
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