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Reference numberCLP/4i/21
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'A new experiment on the effect of the varying weight of the atmosphere on some bodies in the water' by Robert Boyle
Date1671
DescriptionThe description where of was presented in the year 1671 to the perusal of the Right Honorable the Lord Brouncker; as the experiment itself was since by the authors favour shown to the publisher.

Though any things have by ingenious men been already observed, as to the power and operations of the atmosphere's weight upon liquors that are exposed to it in torricellian tubes (or other Vessels closed at one end, and near the top either empty or unfilled with any visible body), yet such men do not seem to have observed the variations of the atmosphere's weight in other vessels.

Subject: Physics
LanguageEnglish
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1672.0065
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3503Brouncker; William (c1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc1620 - 1684
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
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