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Letter, from Christian Huygens to Constantin Huygens, dated at Paris

Reference number: EL/H3/28

Date: 17 August 1674

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Concerning the Hooke controversy and his invention of the circular pendulum; the instrument to measure the descent of bodies; the insufficiency of the pendulum to determine longitude; Hooke's reflecting telescope

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EL/H3/28
Earliest possible date
17 August 1674
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Christiaan Huygens

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Christiaan Huygens, Letter, from Christian Huygens to Constantin Huygens, dated at Paris, 17 August 1674, EL/H3/28, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h3_28/letter-from-christian-huygens-to-constantin-huygens-dated-at-paris, accessed on 23 May 2024

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