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Discussing the reflecting telescope; discussing the telescope by the fellow mentioned in EL/N1/35; states that these observations can be printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' but that his comments on Hooke's observations will not be ready for two weeks.

Read to the Royal Society on 21 March 1671

Reference number
EL/N1/36
Earliest possible date
19 March 1671
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Isaac Newton

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Isaac Newton, Letter, from Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 19 March 1671, EL/N1/36, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_n1_36/letter-from-isaac-newton-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 21 May 2024

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