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Paper, 'Consideration of difficulties in the Newtonian theory of light' by Samuel Horsley

Reference number: L&P/5/197

Date: 13 June 1770

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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Difficulties in the Newtonian theory of light, considered and removed, by the Rev. S. Horsley, LL. B. F. R. S'

Read 20 December 1770

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L&P/5/197
Earliest possible date
13 June 1770
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Ink on paper
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31 pages
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Manuscript

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Samuel Horsley

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Samuel Horsley, Paper, 'Consideration of difficulties in the Newtonian theory of light' by Samuel Horsley, 13 June 1770, L&P/5/197, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_197/paper-consideration-of-difficulties-in-the-newtonian-theory-of-light-by-samuel-horsley, accessed on 28 May 2024

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