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Paper, 'Concerning the difference of heat and cold in summer and winter' by G [George] Ent

Reference number: CLP/4i/29

Date: 1661

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Paper by Ent regarding the reason behind the temperature difference between seasons, taking into consideration changes in air pressure and the proximity of the sun to the earth. Ent also discusses his portable baroscope.

Subject: Thermodynamics / Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 9 October 1661.

Reference number
CLP/4i/29
Earliest possible date
1661
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Ink on paper
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6 pages
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Manuscript

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George Ent

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George Ent, Paper, 'Concerning the difference of heat and cold in summer and winter' by G [George] Ent, 1661, CLP/4i/29, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_29/paper-concerning-the-difference-of-heat-and-cold-in-summer-and-winter-by-g-george-ent, accessed on 15 June 2024

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