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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London

Reference number: EL/OB/84

Date: 10 March 1668


Concerning a book on the Florentine experiments with their titles in Italian (eg air pressure, artificial freezing, compression of water, motion of sound); concerning changes to Steno's experiment to show motion in the artery; that Smethwick's telescopes were going to be thoroughly examined at the next meeting; Auzout's comments on the senses; that the Bishop of Salisbury wanted the Society to recognise the work Oldenburg was doing

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10 March 1668
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 10 March 1668, EL/OB/84, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 12 April 2024

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