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Paper, 'Results of some recent experiments on the properties impressed upon light by the action of glass raised to different temperatures and cooled under different circumstances' by David Brewster in a letter to the Rt Hon Sir Jos [Joseph] Banks

Reference number: PT/8/22

Date: 08 April 1814

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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Results of some recent experiments on the properties impressed upon light by the action of glass raised to different temperatures, and cooled under different circumstances. By David Brewster, LL. D. F. R. S. Edin. F. A. S. E. in a letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. K. B. P. R. S. &c. &c. &c'.

Written by Brewster in Edinburgh to Banks in Soho Square, London. Read 19 May 1814.

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 1, 1832.

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PT/8/22
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08 April 1814
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6 pages
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David Brewster, Paper, 'Results of some recent experiments on the properties impressed upon light by the action of glass raised to different temperatures and cooled under different circumstances' by David Brewster in a letter to the Rt Hon Sir Jos [Joseph] Banks, 08 April 1814, PT/8/22, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_8_22/paper-results-of-some-recent-experiments-on-the-properties-impressed-upon-light-by-the-action-of-glass-raised-to-different-temperatures-and-cooled-under-different-circumstances-by-david-brewster-in-a-letter-to-the-rt-hon-sir-jos-joseph-banks, accessed on 24 July 2024

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