Reference numberCLP/6/6/1
TitleManuscript, 'Experiments of weighing glasse canes with the cylinders of quicksylver in them according to the torricellian experiment' by Jonathan Goddard and 'William Brouncker's account of the third experiment made by Dr Goddard'
Date6 August 1662
DescriptionWilliam Brouncker's original account of the third experiment made by Jonathan Goddard, at the Royal Society meeting in 29 October 1662. Goddard's experiment concerns the weight of air against the weight of a cylinder of quicksilver (mercury).

Subject: Physics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/776/183
Related records in the catalogueRBO/1/43
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8226Goddard; Jonathan (c1617 - 1675); physician, chemist, and anatomistc1617 - 1675
NA3503Brouncker; William (c1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc1620 - 1684
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