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Desaguliers writes on the formation of clouds, explaining that 'the particles of all fluids have a repellent force'. The first part of this treatise can be found at CLP/4i/84.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 5 and 12 December 1728

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An attempt to solve the phænomenon of the rise of vapours, formation of clouds and descent of rain. In a letter from Dr. J. T. Desaguliers, L L. D. F. R. S. to Dr. Rutty, R. S. Secr.'

Reference number
CLP/4i/85
Earliest possible date
1728
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, regarding the formation of clouds by J [John Theophilus] Desaguliers, 1728, CLP/4i/85, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_85/paper-regarding-the-formation-of-clouds-by-j-john-theophilus-desaguliers, accessed on 29 May 2024

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