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Goddard describes an experiment using a glass tube immersed in mercury.

Subject: Thermodynamics

Read to the Royal Society on 26 May 1663.

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CLP/4i/5
Earliest possible date
1663
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Ink on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Jonathan Goddard

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Jonathan Goddard, Paper, 'An experiment of a tube and quicksilver' by Dr [Jonathan] Goddard, 1663, CLP/4i/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_5/paper-an-experiment-of-a-tube-and-quicksilver-by-dr-jonathan-goddard, accessed on 17 July 2024

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