The motion of Mars in Egyptian planetary tables

Research paper by George Abraham

Indexed on: 01 Mar '84Published on: 01 Mar '84Published in: Archive for History of Exact Sciences


B. L. van der Waerden's thesis, that the motion of Mars in the Stobart Tables has been computed by linear methods based on the assumption of a piece-wise constant velocity, is discussed in this paper, and some further evidence presented.