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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, A. M. Fellow of Trinity College, in the University of Cambridge, and F. R. S. to the Rev. Dr. Birch, Secretary to the Royal Society; containing a theorem of the aberration of the rays of light refracted through a lens, on account of the imperfection of the spherical figure'

Read 22 January 1761

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L&P/4/38
Earliest possible date
1761
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Ink on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Nevil Maskelyne

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Nevil Maskelyne, Paper, 'A theorum of the aberration of light' by Nevil Maskelyne, 1761, L&P/4/38, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_38/paper-a-theorum-of-the-aberration-of-light-by-nevil-maskelyne, accessed on 29 May 2024

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