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Reference numberPT/13/6
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Remarks on the advantage of multiplied observations in the physical sciences, and on the density and internal structure of the earth' by Thomas Young in a letter to Capt Henry Kater
Date29 December 1818
DescriptionIncludes postscript with corrections written by Young at a later date.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Remarks on the probabilities of error in physical observations, and on the density of the earth, considered, especially with regard to the reduction of experiments on the pendulum. In a letter to Capt. Henry Kater, F. R. S. By Thomas Young, M. D. For. Sec. R. S'.

Written by Young at Welbeck Street, London. Read 21 January 1819.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Extent27p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0102
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1819.0007
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
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