Reference numberRBO/6/102
Alternative reference numberRBO.6.309
TitleDr Papin's experiments to preserve fruit in 'gelly'
Date7 April 1686
DescriptionThat most fruit kept in 'gelly' gave off a smell although tasted fine - that Papin was going to experiment by boiling 'in vacuo' which had preserved the smell and taste of the juice of cherries, which the Fellows had approved on 18 November - that Papin had brought in some apple juice and beer 'in vacuo' since 6 December
Also details of carrying out Robert Boyle's experiment of firing gunpowder 'in vacuo'
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/50
Related records in the catalogueCLP/18i/15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1713); natural philosopher and inventor1647 - 1713
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