Sources

Each volume of the Sources series typically presents a primary source—relevant for the history and development of knowledge—in facsimile, transcription, or translation. The original sources are complemented by an introduction and by commentaries reflecting original scholarly work. The sources reproduced in this series may be rare books, manuscripts, documents or data that are not readily accessible in libraries and archives.

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Pseudo-Proklos’ Sphaera

Neue Ansätze zur Autorschaft, Verbreitung und zum Kontext von Pseudo-Proklos’ Sphaera
Sources 11

Science in Court Society

Introduction and digital reproduction of a standard reference work in Renaissance mechanics
Sources 10

Quantum Gravity in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

A collection of the earliest contributions to quantum gravity research
Sources 9

Theory, Practice, and Nature In-between

Critical edition of Antonio Vallisneri’s manuscript Primi Itineris Specimen (1705)
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Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu

Bearbeiteter Text und Faksimile des Liber de triplici motu von Alvarus Thomas
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Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu

Untersuchung zum Leben und Werk von Alvarus Thomas im frühen 16. Jahrhundert
Sources 6

Metallurgy, Ballistics and Epistemic Instruments

A new edition of Nicolò Tartaglia’s "Nova scientia" shows how the emergence of theoretical ballistics was a consequence of the technological innovations that took place in the frame of the practice of iron casting at the turn from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century.
Sources 5

The Role of Gravitation in Physics

The Chapel Hill conference also marked the establishment of the Institute of Field Physics, directed by Bryce and Cécile DeWitt. The conference was the inaugural conference of this institute.
Sources 4

Bernardino Baldi "In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes"

"In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes" written by Bernardino Baldi is reprinted with an introduction and commentary. (italian)
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Bernardino Baldi’s In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes

"In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes" written by Bernardino Baldi is reprinted with an introduction and commentary.
Sources 2

The Equilibrium Controversy

This study reviews a historical discussion about the question of whether a balance in equilibrium, after having been deflected, returns to its original position.
Sources 1

Guidobaldo del Monte's Mechanicorum Liber

The book is a comprehensive treatise on mechanics dealing with the five simple machines.