Reference numberRBO/3/33
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.101
Title'An Account Of the Effects of Thunder and Lightning Sent from Oxford' by John Wallis
DescriptionDetails of thunder and lightning - observations of the effects of a lightning strike upon two men who were rowing a boat on the river Thames at Medly, near Oxford; one was killed and Wallis gives observations of his post-mortem
Read to the Royal Society on 16 May 1666
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 13, p 222
Extent5 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1665.0097
Related records in the catalogueRBC/2/72
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
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