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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Johannes Hevelius

Reference number: EL/O1/22

Date: 30 March 1666


Concerning the dispute between Hevelius and Auzout about the movement of the comet; concerning Cassini's observations of Jupiter; concerning de Son's work on hyperbolic lenses; concerning Burattini, Master of the Mint to the King of Poland, and his work on a 120-foot long telescope; that 'History' of the Society is now in press and Boyle's 'Hydrostatical paradoxes' has been published in English; sends a list of enquiries (see EL/O1/23)

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Johannes Hevelius, 30 March 1666, EL/O1/22, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 26 May 2024

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