Arnold, John, c1736 - 1799 (watch and chronometer maker)
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Notebook of Joseph Lindley, 1785 - 1786
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/327
Scope and Contents The principal part of the notebook is a transcription of a pamphlet by T. Clapp, late Professor of Valo College, entitled 'Conjectures upon the Nature and Motion of Meteors &c', dated 1781, in which Clapp discusses the appearance, velocity, direction, noise, duration of visibility, frequency of appearance, apparent size and equivalent energy of the explosive concussion of meteors, together with the air resistance encountered by meteors and the conjecture that the flames from meteors are...
Dates: 1785 - 1786
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