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Experiments on pendulums in air tight vacuums with the desire to know, whether there be any, or what difference, between the vibration of pendulums in vacuo, and the air.

Subject: Aerodynamics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experiments about the motion pendulums in vacuo'

Read to the Royal Society on '25 October 1704 or 7 February'

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07 February 1704
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Ink on paper
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8 pages

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William Derham

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William Derham, Paper, 'Experiments about the motions of pendulums in vacuo' by William Derham, 07 February 1704, CLP/4i/51, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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