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Author Bennett, J. A. (James A.)

Title The mathematical science of Christopher Wren / J.A. Bennett
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982

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Description 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The mathematical sciences -- 3. 'That prodigious young scholar' -- 4. Astronomy -- 5. Longitude -- 6. Cosmology -- 7. Mechanics, microscopy, surveying -- 8. Medicine and meteorology -- 9. From astronomy to architecture -- 10. The natural causes of beauty -- Notes -- References -- Index
Analysis Science Theories of Wren Sir Christopher 1632-1723
Notes Bibliography: p138-144. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723 -- Knowledge -- Science
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 81018045
ISBN 0521246083