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Reference numberCLP/3i/43
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'Hypothesis of motion' by Christopher Wren
Date1668
DescriptionSubject: Mechanics

Christopher Wren's theory of the collision of bodies. Although it was reported to the Royal Society on 17 December 1668 and printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' (January 1669), Wren argued that he had developed his theory around the time of the foundation of the Society (1660) and that the late Lawrence Rooke (1622-1662) had done trials to verify the theory.

Read to the Royal Society on 17 December 1668
LanguageLatin
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1668.0064
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 3, no 43, p 864 (1668)
RBC/3/110
Related records in the catalogueRBO/4/8
CLP/3i/42
CLP/3i/43/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6303Rooke; Lawrence (1622 - 1662); astronomer1622 - 1662
NA8299Wren; Sir; Christopher (1632 - 1723); architect, astronomer, and mathematician1632 - 1723
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