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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the phenomena of thin plates of solid and fluid substances exposed to polarized light'.

Written by Brewster at St Leonards in St Andrews [Scotland]. Received by the Royal Society on 12 April 1841. Read 6 May 1841.

Reference number
PT/25/1
Earliest possible date
08 April 1841
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
27 pages
Format
Manuscript

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David Brewster

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David Brewster, Paper, 'On the phenomena of thin plates of solid and fluid substances exposed to polarised light' by Sir David Brewster, 08 April 1841, PT/25/1, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_25_1/paper-on-the-phenomena-of-thin-plates-of-solid-and-fluid-substances-exposed-to-polarised-light-by-sir-david-brewster, accessed on 26 May 2024

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