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  1. Newton and Newtonianism: An Introduction.Scott Mandelbrote - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 35 (3):415-425.
  • Taking Newton on Tour: The Scientific Travels of Martin Folkes, 1733–1735.Anna Marie Roos - 2017 - British Journal for the History of Science 50 (4):569-601.
    Martin Folkes was Newton's protégé, an English antiquary, mathematician, numismatist and astronomer who would in the latter part of his career become simultaneously president of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries. Folkes took a Grand Tour from March 1733 to September 1735, recording the Italian leg of his journey from Padua to Rome in his journal. This paper examines Folkes's travel diary to analyse his Freemasonry, his intellectual development as a Newtonian and his scientific peregrination. It shows (...)
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  • Scientific Travel in the Atlantic World: The French Expedition to Gorée and the Antilles, 1681–1683.Nicholas Dew - 2010 - British Journal for the History of Science 43 (1):1-17.
    Although historians have long recognized the importance of long-range scientific expeditions in both the practice and culture of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century science, it is less well understood how this form of scientific organization emerged and became established in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the late seventeenth century new European scientific institutions tried to make use of globalized trade networks for their own ends, but to do so proved difficult. This paper offers a case history of one such expedition, (...)
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  • “To Demonstrate the Exactness of the Instrument”: Mountainside Trials of Precision in Scotland, 1774.Nicky Reeves - 2009 - Science in Context 22 (3):323-340.
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