Reference numberCLP/18i/129
TitlePaper, 'An account of the repetition of an experiment of the late Dr Hooke's, concerning two liquors, which when mixt together would possess less space, than when separate: with another experiment confirming the same' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee writes: 'The Experiment related by the late Ingenious Experimentor Dr Hooke, in one of his Papers (delivered to me by Mr Waller) is concerning two Liquors, which, when mixt together, would possess less space than when separate ; which he calls a Penetration of Dimensions: And adds further, that this Penetration is the cause of Heat, of Fire, of Flame, of the Power of Heat, Fire and Gun Powder, and several other Phaenomena, which seem to be most prodigious and wonderful in Nature.'

Subject: Physics

Read to the Royal Society on 8 May 1711

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the repetition of an experiment of the late Dr. Hooke's, concerning two liquors, which, when mixt together, will possess less space, than when separate : with another experiment confirming the same. By Mr. F. Hauksbee, F. R. S'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1710.0030
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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