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'An attempt to solve the Phaenomenon of the Rise of Vapours, formation of Clouds, and descent of Rain' in a letter from Doctor Desaguliers to Doctor Rutty

Reference number: RBO/14/91

Date: 1728

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Read to the Royal Society on 5 and 12 December 1728

Reference number
RBO/14/91
Earliest possible date
1728
Page extent
13 pages
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Manuscript

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'An attempt to solve the Phaenomenon of the Rise of Vapours, formation of Clouds, and descent of Rain' in a letter from Doctor Desaguliers to Doctor Rutty, 1728, RBO/14/91, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_14_91/an-attempt-to-solve-the-phaenomenon-of-the-rise-of-vapours-formation-of-clouds-and-descent-of-rain-in-a-letter-from-doctor-desaguliers-to-doctor-rutty, accessed on 19 June 2024

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