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Derham shares details of experiments made 'some years ago', brought to mind by an account shared by Colin Campbell in an earlier volume of Philosophical Transactions regarding the 'goings of a clock' (see CLP/3ii/36).

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experiments concerning the vibrations of pendulums'

Read to the Royal Society on 17 April 1735

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17 April 1735
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7 pages

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William Derham

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William Derham, Paper, 'Experiments concerning the vibrations of pendulums' by William Derham, 17 April 1735, CLP/3ii/38, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 July 2024

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