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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866


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Orbit of a Comet. Elementary Calculation from physical principles, together with a Graphical Representation of the Orbit of the Comet of MDCCCXL. Jared Sparks April, 25, 1815. Digital

Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (202)
Scope Note: At the time of their creation, the purpose of these documents was to demonstrate a student's mastery of one or more mathematical concepts by applying math to a problem in the real world. However, the enduring value of many of the theses lies in the fact that they are works of art.As a group, the theses demonstrate a change, in society at large, from the concerns of the late 18th century to those of the industrial revolution....

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