Reference numberCLP/20/18
TitlePaper, 'An account of a carp induced in a vessel of water out of which the air was pretty well exhausted' by Robert Hooke
Date20 May 1663
DescriptionGives an account of an experiment with a carp. Notes that when the air was removed from the water the carp struggled and floated to the top, and when air was re-introduced the carp sunk to the bottom like a stone. Afterwards the carp was 'carefully opened' by Dr Clark.

Subject: Natural Philosophy
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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