Reference numberCLP/20/77
TitlePaper, A remonstrance concerning some of [Robert] Hooke's discoveries; the experiment of mixing oil of vitriol and water (endorsed "nothing in this to be printed") by Robert Hooke
Date26 June 1689
DescriptionHooke notes that he has made it his effort, for the Royal Society and its aim of improving natural knowledge, to: either define and reduce to a geometrical certainty the powers and effects of natural bodies which are already partly known, or to discover some new properties of natural bodies which have not been noticed before. Discusses his method and intentions.

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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