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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Christian Huygens, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/114

Date: 02 June 1673

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Received 12 copies of Huygens new book and distributed them accordingly; that Wallis has written to him about discovering a straight line equal to a paraboloid; that Hooke had constructed a circular pendulum; concerning an instrument for measuring the speed of falling bodies; that Oldenburg will forward the opinions of Fellows about Huygens' book

Reference number
EL/O2/114
Earliest possible date
02 June 1673
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Christian Huygens, dated at London, 02 June 1673, EL/O2/114, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_114/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-christian-huygens-dated-at-london, accessed on 13 June 2024

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