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Searching for the Ether: Leopold Courvoiser’s Attempts to Measure the Absolute Velocity of the Solar System
The Very Early History of Trigonometry
An Early Use of the Chain Rule
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Searching for the Ether: Leopold Courvoiser’s Attemtps to Measure the Absolute Velocity of the Solar System
Roberto De Andrade Martins 3 The Very Early History of Trigonometry Dennis Duke 34
An Early Use of the Chain Rule Dennis Duke 43
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