Reference numberCLP/4i/20
TitlePaper, 'Some new experiments about light and aire' by Robert Boyle
DescriptionBoyle presents details of nine experiments, including the withdrawal of air to extinguish a flame.

Subject: Natural Philosophy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'New Experiments concerning the relation between light and air (in shining wood and fish;) made by the honourable Robert Boyle, and by him addressed from Oxford to the publisher, and so communicated to the Royal Society'

Received by Henry Oldenburg on 28 November 1667. Read to the Royal Society on 28 November, 5 December and 12 December 1667
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0060
Related records in the catalogueRBO/3/68
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
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