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The 18th-century battle over lunar motion

Bodenmann, Siegfried. (2010) The 18th-century battle over lunar motion. Physics today, Vol. 63, H. 1. S. 27-32.

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Abstract

In a dispute with more than just scientific import, Alexis Clairaut, Leonhard Euler, and Jean le Rond d’Alembert each employed their own strategies to establish that they were the first to understand a puzzling feature of the Moon’s orbit.
Faculties and Departments:10 Zentrale universitäre Einrichtungen > Universitätsbibliothek > Bernoulli-Euler-Zentrum
UniBasel Contributors:Bodenmann, Siegfried
Item Type:Article, refereed
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Publisher:American Institute of Physics
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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