Reference numberCLP/18i/121
TitlePaper, 'An account of an experiment shewing that actual sound is not to be transmitted through a vacuum' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee writes: 'That the Experiments already made, endeavouring to produce Sound from a Bell in Vacuo, have been altogether ineffectual, is sufficiently manifest: Yet that the loss of it should be wholly attributed to the absence of the Air, I think could not without another Experiment be absolutely concluded, since the following Query, (which very well deserves an Answer) might fairly be started upon this Occasion.'

Subject: Physics

Read to the Royal Society on June 1709

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of an experiment, shewing that actual sound is not to be transmitted through a vacuum'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1708.0055
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
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