E509 -- Examen insignis paradoxi in theoria columnarum occurentis

(An examination of an outstanding paradox occurring in the theory of columns)


According to Eneström, "the paradox is: 'Nulla columna, quantumvis fuerit alta, unquam a proprio pondere frangatur.'"

According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on January 22, 1778.

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