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Image number: RS.15253
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Experiments on the attribution of bodies in a vacuum

Date

November and December 1705

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p2

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 317mm
width (page): 196mm

Subject

Content object

Description

A machine for giving a swift motion to bodies in vacuo without admitting air by Francis Hauksbee. Printed in his ‘Several Experiments on the Attrition of Bodies in Vacuo. Made before the Royal Society at Gresham College’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 24, no. 304 (November and December 1705), pp. 2165-75.

Related Fellows

Francis Hauksbee (1688-1763, British), Instrument maker

Associated place

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