E99 -- Solutio problematis cuiusdam a Celeberrimo Daniele Bernoullio propositi
(The solution to a certain problem proposed by the celebrated Daneil Bernoulli)
the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on September 9, 1738.
that was put forward by Bernoulli on May 24, 1738 (see Fuss, Corr. II, p. 448) had been solved
by Euler by July 30, 1738 (see his letter to Johann Bernoulli on this date; Bibl. math. 53, 1904, p.
Originally published in Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 10, 1747, pp. 164-180
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 25, pp. 84 - 97
- Original publication: E099 (in the Commentarii)
- The Euler Archive attempts to monitor current scholarship for articles and books that may be of interest to Euler Scholars. Selected references we have found that discuss or cite E99 include:
- Calinger R., “Leonhard Euler: The first St Petersburg years (1727-1741).” Historia Mathematica, 23 (2), pp. 121-166 (May 1996).
- Wilson C., “The great inequality of Jupiter and Saturn - from Kepler to Laplace.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 33 (1-3), pp. 15-290 (1985).
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