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

Reference number: EL/O2/120

Date: 23 June 1673


Concerns a demonstration of the cycloid; recounts the principle of the demonstration of the synchronism of vibrations in a cycloid; transcribes William Brouncker's letter about his demonstration; concerning circular pendulums and pendulum clocks for use at sea

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23 June 1673
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Christian Huygens, dated at London, 23 June 1673, EL/O2/120, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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