Reference numberCLP/18i/123
TitlePaper, 'An account of an experiment shewing that an object may become visible thro such an opake body as pitch in the dark, whilst it is under the circumstances of attrition and a vacuum' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee describes an experiment showing that an object may become visible through an opaque body, such as pitch in the dark, under the circulstances of attrition and a vacuum. He writes that 'The Experiment affords a signal Confirmation of another formerly made, and differs only in the Matter made use of.'

Subject: Physics

Read to the Royal Society on August 1709

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of an experiment, shewing that an object may become visible through such an opake body as pitch in the dark, while it is under the ctrcumstances of attrition and a vacuum'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1708.0061
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
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