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Reference numberAP/10/34
LevelItem
TitleUnpublished paper, 'A memoir containing a solution to a curious and interesting fact' by John Coombe
Date[1833?]
DescriptionPaper received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Coombe seeks to answer the problem posed by the Society, drawing on principles of atmospheric pressure and the impact of the aperture of the tube on which the cards are placed.

Subject: Physics
Extent25p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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