Account of pendulum experiments undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the purpose of determining the mean density of the earth, by G. B. Airy

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                                Rec.d Dec 26.1855.
          Running title
M. Airy's Account of the Harton Experiment
for determining the mean Density of the Earth.

Read Jan 24 and 31, 1856.

      Account of Pendulum Experiments
  undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for
  the purpose of determining the Mean Density
  of the Earth.

   By G B Airy [?] Astronomer Royal

Section I. Introductory and Historical.

     1. In the spring of the year 1826, the
idea occurred to me of attempting a determination
of the Mean Density of the Earth by means of
pendulum-experiments at the top and the bottom
of a deep mine: and rough preliminary calculations
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Author
George Biddell Airy
Reference
PT/54/5
Series
PT
Date
1855
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Account of pendulum experiments undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the purpose of determining the mean density of the earth, by G. B. Airy, 1855. From The Royal Society, PT/54/5

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