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Reference numberEL/H3/28
LevelItem
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at Paris, to Constantin Huygens
Date17 August 1674
DescriptionConcerning the Hooke controversy and his invention of the circular pendulum; the instrument to measure the descent of bodies; the insufficiency of the pendulum to determine longitude; Hooke's reflecting telescope
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 11, p 235
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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