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Reference numberCLP/6/39
LevelFile
TitlePaper, theory of water pressure in a vessel by Joshua Walker
Date24 November 1685
DescriptionPaper on an experiment at Oxford on water pressure by Joshua Walker of Brasenose College to confirm theories by Simon Stevin (1548-1630). Walker was a member of the Oxford Philosophical Society and often wrote to the Royal Society.

Subject: Physics
LanguageEnglish
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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