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Discussing experiments from the 'Book of the Florentine Academy' - on amber 'in vacuo', experiment of sounds 'in vacuo', the force of rarefaction in water, increase in size of a brass ring when heated

Reference number
RBO/6/44
Earliest possible date
26 November 1684
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'Dr Papin about the Florentine Experiments etc', 26 November 1684, RBO/6/44, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_6_44/dr-papin-about-the-florentine-experiments-etc, accessed on 24 July 2024

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