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.

 

 

Sources 8

Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu

Stefan Paul Trzeciok


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

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Sources 7

Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu

Stefan Paul Trzeciok


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

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Sources 6

Metallurgy, Ballistics and Epistemic Instruments

Matteo Valleriani


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.

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Sources 5

The Role of Gravitation in Physics

Dean Rickles, Cécile M. DeWitt (eds)


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.

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Sources 4

Bernardino Baldi "In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes"

Elio Nenci


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

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Sources 3

Bernardino Baldi’s In mechanica Aristotelis problemata exercitationes

Elio Nenci


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

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Sources 2

The Equilibrium Controversy

Jürgen Renn, Peter Damerow


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

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Sources 1

Guidobaldo del Monte's Mechanicorum Liber

Jürgen Renn, Peter Damerow


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

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