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.

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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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