Record

Reference numberRBO/6/137
Alternative reference numberRBO.6.347
LevelItem
TitleExperiment to determine the source of air produced when firing gunpowder 'in vacuo' by Denis Papin
Datend
DescriptionAlso details about apparatus for making a 'jet d'eau 'in vacuo" to see how high it will go
On 9 March 1687 (RBO/6 page 348) Papin says that the jet of water did not reach very high
Read to the Royal Society on 2 March 1687
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/132
JBO/8/134
Related records in the catalogueCLP/18i/44
CLP/18i/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1712)1647 - 1712
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