Reference numberCLP/18i/87a
TitlePaper, 'Experiments on the resilition of bodies in common air, in vacuo, and in air condens'd. Made at a meeting of the Royal Society at Gresham College' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee presents an experiment to show the descent of malt dust in the evacuated receiver at Gresham College. He writes: 'Having provided a tall glass recipient, in whose upper part I had a contrivance to lodge 4 marbles, and from thence successively could drop them on 3 plane at pleasure; by which means, opportunity was given to make the more deliberate observations.'

Subject: Physics

Read to the Royal Society on 10 July 1705

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experiments on the resilition of bodies in common air, in vacuo and in air condens'd, made at a meeting of the Royal Society at Gresham college'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1704.0072
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
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