Philosophy 167: Class 13 - Part 4 - Further Newton-Flamsteed Correspondence Concerning the 1680/1681 Comet: Flamsteed's Calculations of the Comet's Trajectory, and Newton's Response.

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

2014-12-02

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  • Synopsis: Flamsteed sent calculations of the two comets' trajectories to Newton, trying to prove they were the same orbit.

    Opening line: "So Flamsteed gets this letter, defends himself at length."

    Duration: 3:58 minutes.

    Segment: Class 13, Part 4.
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