Reference numberCLP/20/26
TitlePaper, 'Experiments and observations recommended to Mr. [Robert] Hook'
Date17th century
DescriptionLists experiments for Hooke to try and observations for him to make, including making a new description of [Robert] Boyle's pneumatic engine, to make observations on fish spawn, and to take care of the diving experiment - which the President, Sir Robert Moray, Sir Paul Neile, Sir William Petty, Dr Wilkins, Dr Goddard, Mr Henshaw and Mr Hill all wish to be present to watch.

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