English Title

Studies on the motion of celestial bodies in general

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

112

Fuss Index

605

Original Language

French

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1749

Written Date

1747

Content Summary

Euler looks at finite systems and says that for a single point mass, ∫ f dM = fM. He also introduces the Newtonian equations for the first time. (Based on Clifford Truesdell's An idiot's fugitive essays on science: methods, criticisms, training, circumstances.)

Original Source Citation

Mémoires de l'académie des sciences de Berlin, Volume 3, pp. 93-143.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 25, pp.1-44.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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