Reference numberEL/O2/48
TitleLetter, from Henry Oldenburg to Francis Vernon, dated at London
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date28 February 1670
DescriptionGlad that Picard is going to perfect his observations to measure the earth; concerning the doctrine of motion; about the Parisian academics who are working on gravity and percussion; anticipating Cassini's ephemerides of the satellites of Jupiter and about the apogees of the planets; concerning Mercater's cycloid in pendulum watches; concerning Winthrop's gift of curiosities from New England
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 528
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5652Vernon; Francis (c1637 - 1677); traveller and diplomatc1637 - 1677
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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