AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXII, No. 1, Spring 2000

 

A wind rose from Charles Morton's System of Physicks A wind rose from the chapter “Of Aiery Meteors”—then considered a part of “physics”—in Charles Morton’s manuscript in the American Philosophical Society Library.

Photos courtesy of the American Philosophical Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Image of pg.73 from Morton's System of PhysicsSeventeenth century discussion of the optics of the rainbow, from Morton’s System of Physicks.

 

 
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