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Reference numberRBO/12/8
Alternative reference numberRBO.12.490
LevelItem
Title'Dissertation concerning the figure of the Earth' by J Desaguliers
Date1724
DescriptionSummarises work by Newton and Cassini comparing their experiments on this topic; about degrees of latitude in France; barometric observations; concerning falls in mercury in the barometer; concerning centrifugal force quoting Isaac Newton
Read to the Royal Society on 17 December 1724
LanguageEnglish
Extent38 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 33, no 386, pp 201-222, 239-255
JBO/13/481
Related records in the catalogueCLP/7ii/4
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8419Desaguliers; John Theophilus (1683 - 1744); natural philosopher1683 - 1744
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