Author : Carpenter William
Title : Is the Newtonian astronomy true
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Glasgow, 15th May. Sir, - Your correspondent seems to think this a question entirely of flatness or convexity : whereas there are four sects of globists all at loggerheads; - The Ptolemaists, represented by J. Gillespie, of Dumfries, who suppose the "earth" globe a centre for the revolution of the sun, moon, and stars; The Koreshans of America, who suppose the "earth" a hollow globe for us to live inside; The Newtonian Copernicans, who suppose the sun a centre, keeping the planets whirling in orbits by gravity; and the Copernicans, who suppose the planets to whirl round the sun, without the necessity of gravity, Sir R. Phillips heading up this school. ...
Carpenter William - Is the Newtonian astronomy true
Monday 11 April 2016. Carpenter William