Reference numberMS/257/5/13
Alternative reference numberSa.1693
Previous numbersES5/7/1693
TitleLetter from John Tyndall, Queenwood to Edward Sabine
Date29 February 1852
DescriptionReference to [Isaac] Newton’s principle of gravity. Tyndall discusses the link between magnetism and gravitation and refers to his experiments on ‘magnecrystallic’ [sic] action to prove that the attraction of gravity could produce the phenomena similar to ‘magnecrystallic’. Tyndall describes his theory using the example of a disk including a small drawing. Reference to Sabine’s pendulum experiments. Intends to explore the relation between heat and magnetism.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8293Tyndall; John (1820 - 1893); natural philosopher1820 - 1893
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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