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Paper, 'On the correction of a pendulum for the reduction to a vacuum: together with remarks on some anomalies observed in pendulum experiments' by F [Francis] Baily

Reference number: PT/20/8

Date: 1832

Description

141 manuscript pages including four figures.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the correction of a pendulum for the reduction to a vacuum: together with remarks on some anomalies observed in pendulum experiments'.

Read 31 May 1832.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 3, 1837.

Reference number
PT/20/8
Earliest possible date
1832
Physical description
Ink on paper. There are numerous fold-out flaps with notes and addenda throughout the paper.
Page extent
141 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Francis Baily

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Francis Baily, Paper, 'On the correction of a pendulum for the reduction to a vacuum: together with remarks on some anomalies observed in pendulum experiments' by F [Francis] Baily, 1832, PT/20/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_20_8/paper-on-the-correction-of-a-pendulum-for-the-reduction-to-a-vacuum-together-with-remarks-on-some-anomalies-observed-in-pendulum-experiments-by-f-francis-baily, accessed on 18 June 2024

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