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### TL;DR This paper is the proposal of the Schiehallion experim...
This idea was set out by Newton in the 3rd book of his Principia, w...
The Chimborazo attempt in 1749 was insufficiently prepared: - In...
After a lengthy search for the perfect mountain to conduct the expe...
Here's a diagram illustrating the procedure for the experiment. !...
Maskelyne is talking about reusing a 10' zenith telescope he operat...
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