English Title

Notice on the subject of Research on the precession of the equinoxes

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

180

Fuss Index

678

Original Language

French

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1752

Written Date

1752

Content Summary

Euler cedes priority to d'Alembert for the first resolution of the problem of precession of the equinoxes and nutation of the earth's axis (solved by Euler in E171) and for the first published example of an equation whose graph exhibits a cuspidal point of the second kind (see E169).

Original Source Citation

Mémoires de l'académie des sciences de Berlin, Volume 6, pp. 412.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 29, pp.124-124.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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