Reference numberRBO/3/40
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.144
Title'A New Frigorifick Experiments shewing How a considerable degree of Cold may be suddenly produced without the help of Snow, Ice, Haile, Wind or Nitre: And that at any time of the year' by Robert Boyle
DescriptionBoyle observes how temperatures can drop suddeny with snow, ice and wind.

Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A new Frigorifick experiment shewing, how a considerable degree of cold may be suddenly produced without the help of snow, ice, haile, wind, or niter, and that at any time of the year'

Read to the Royal Society on 11 July 1666
Extent9 sides
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1665.0106
Related records in the catalogueCLP/4i/15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView