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

Reference number: EL/V/17

Date: 18 March 1671


Concerning a publication of anatomical experiments; details of Picard's enquiry about the exact length of the pendulum for vibration to measure one second; details about the measurement of the pendulum in English and Parisian feet; concerning Moreland's trumpet; observations of the star in the constellation 'Cygnus'; details of research being carried out by the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris

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18 March 1671
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Francis Vernon

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Francis Vernon, Letter, from Francis Vernon to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris, 18 March 1671, EL/V/17, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 17 July 2024

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