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Letter, from Robert Hooke to John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/61

Date: 01 January 1670


This letter is Hooke's reply to Beale's letter (EL/B1/60)
Hooke discusses the Hevelian polemoscope; discusses Mr Smethwick's telescope and states that research into telescopes and microscopes is still deficient

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01 January 1670
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Ink on paper
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1 page

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Robert Hooke

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Robert Hooke, Robert Hooke, Letter, from Robert Hooke to John Beale, 01 January 1670, EL/B1/61, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 July 2024

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