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Reference numberCLP/20/7
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'On the difference of gravity by removing the body further from the surface of the Earth' by Robert Hooke
Date24 December 1662
DescriptionHaving conducted an experiment about the decrease of gravity the further a body is taken below the surface of the earth, now relates an experiment as to whether the body's weight would differ if it was moved nearer or further upwards from the surface of the earth. Discusses performing this experiment from a height at Westminster Abbey, and the findings.

Subject: Physics
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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