Reference numberMS/928/2/93
TitleMemorandum, 'Note on penetration of air (or other 'uncondensable gas') by very swiftly moving bodies', by Alexander Stewart Herschel
Date3 December 1892 [1887]
DescriptionNotes and calculations on the speed of shock waves generated by bullets and other projectiles in air. Originally written in 1887 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this version was copied (and amended) from the original document by Herschel for Charles Vernon Boys.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6670Herschel; Alexander Stewart (1836 - 1907); astronomer1836 - 1907
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