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Theory about how the earth, moon and sun affect the tides (figures to show motion)
Read to the Royal Society on 16 May 1666
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 16, p 263

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RBO/3/39
Earliest possible date
25 April 1666
Page extent
21 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Wallis

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John Wallis, 'Of the Ebbing and Flowing of the Sea; As it was first written to My Boyle from Oxford' by John Wallis, 25 April 1666, RBO/3/39, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_3_39/of-the-ebbing-and-flowing-of-the-sea-as-it-was-first-written-to-my-boyle-from-oxford-by-john-wallis, accessed on 16 April 2024

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