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

Reference number: EL/O2/22

Date: 31 January 1670


Concerning Isaac Barrow's work on optics; asks for comments on Wallis's work 'De Motu' and the sheet refuting Hobbes's quadrature; congratulates Huygens on the success of his pendulum clock on voyage to Crete; concerning Boyle's experiments with sealed tubes

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31 January 1670
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Christian Huygens, dated at London, 31 January 1670, EL/O2/22, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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