Reference numberCLP/18i/91
TitlePaper, 'Experiments on the mercurial phosphor [phosphorus] made at a meeting of th Royal Society at Gresham College November the 7th 1705' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee describes two experiments: the first, to show that odd flashes of light upon the repetition of the experiment resembling a shower of fire; and the second, to show the abundance of particles of light are discovered by shaking quicksilver [mercury] in a glass in the open air.

Subject: Physics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
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