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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Francis Vernon, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/48

Date: 28 February 1670

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Glad that Picard is going to perfect his observations to measure the earth; concerning the doctrine of motion; about the Parisian academics who are working on gravity and percussion; anticipating Cassini's ephemerides of the satellites of Jupiter and about the apogees of the planets; concerning Mercater's cycloid in pendulum watches; concerning Winthrop's gift of curiosities from New England

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EL/O2/48
Earliest possible date
28 February 1670
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Francis Vernon, dated at London, 28 February 1670, EL/O2/48, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_48/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-francis-vernon-dated-at-london, accessed on 26 May 2024

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