Étienne Francois Dutour letters, 1744-1756 1744-1756

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Étienne Francois Dutour letters, 1744-1756 1744-1756

This is a collection of drafts of letters written by Dutour to Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet. Dutour describes his various experiments on the influence of flame on electricity, as well as with luminous barometers. There is information relative to eighteenth-century scientific apparatus, as well as to contemporary scientists, such as Giambatista Beccaria, Francois de Cisternay Du fay, Dortous de Mairan, Petrus von Musschenbroek, and René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur.

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Dutour, Etienne-Francois, 1711-1784

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Etienne Francois Dutour was a French physicist and theologian. From the description of Letters, 1744-1756. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466273 From the guide to the Étienne Francois Dutour letters, 1744-1756, 1744-1756, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Beccaria, Giambatista, 1716-1781

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Giambatista (aka. Giovanni Battista) Beccaria, a professor of experimental physics, taught at the University of Turin. From the guide to the Ex Phisicis Institutionibus, 1769, 1769, (American Philosophical Society) Croation by birth, mathematian and natural philosopher, Rudjer Josip Boskovic spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the guide to the Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, [ca. 1730-1786], Circa 1730-178...

Nollet [family]

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Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de,

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Du fay, Charles-Francois de Cisternay,

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Musschenbroek, Petrus ˜vanœ 1692-1761

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Mairan, Dortous de, 1678-1771

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