Physics -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Electricity -- Early works to 1850, Optics -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Latin -- Specimens, Manuscripts -- Specimens, Astronomy, Electricity, Manuscripts, Manuscripts, Latin, Optics, Physics, Early works, Specimens, and Lectures
Contemporary transcript of Boscovich's scientific lectures on physics, astronomy, electricity, optics, etc. given at the Collegio romano in the year that his Philosophiae naturalis theoria was published. The lectures are replete with references to the discoveries of other leading scientists.
Algebra, Annuities, Astronomy, Canals, Clocks and watches, Coal, Electricity, Magnetism, Mathematics, Meteorology -- Observations, Navigation (Astronautics), Optics, Physics, Quarries and quarrying, Sound, Time clocks, and Lectures
This collection includes letters to and from A.D. Bache, John Gummere, Ferdinand R. Hassler, Samuel M. Leiper, Robert C. Reid, John Sergeant, John Vaughan, and others. Fifteen letters are to President Franklin Pierce from various persons recommending Robert Maskell Patterson's son for the directorship of the Mint, 1853. There is a large number of miscellaneous notes and papers on a great variety of topics, including astronomy, algebra, annuities, coal, canals, electricity, magnetism, optics, sound, the deaths of Adams and Jefferson, music, and natural philosophy.