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Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/M1/46

Date: 06 June 1668


Sends a package with a paper by Cassini with his observations of the comet; transcribes an extract of a letter from Steno with details of his experiment about tying the artery against the vertebra without opening the animal; Steno also states that the comet had been seen in Livorno
Read to the Royal Society on 4 June 1669

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06 June 1668
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Lorenzo Magalotti

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Lorenzo Magalotti, Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg, 06 June 1668, EL/M1/46, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 June 2024

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