Lot 85
  • 85

FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. AM, 6 PP, INC. EARLY DRAFT OF "THE MOTION OF THE PLANETS AROUND THE SUN", CA 1964

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  • "1. Equal areas in equal times... [diagrams] 2. Equal areas in equal times. Motion in times proportional to area. Equal angles in time prop. to square of radius...", ca. 1964.
Autograph manuscript, 6 pp (8 1/2 x 11 inches), in black ink on green hold-punched graph paper, some creases at lower edges, the first page likely being lecture notes for a freshman lecture on physics at Caltech, and the last 55 pages being an early draft for Feynman's so-called "Lost Lecture", "The Motion of the Planets around the Sun."
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