Record

Reference numberAP/10/52
LevelItem
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Joshua Hathaway to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date28 January 1834
DescriptionLetter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Hathaway begins by quoting the problem as seen in a local newspaper, and then provides his solution, attributing the phenomenon to the 'fluid' of air on the upper card, counteracting the force of breath blowing on the lower card.

Subject: Physics

Written by Hathaway in Rome, Oneida County, New York [United States].
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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