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Light Propagation

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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

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Observata et Dicta ... cum Huygeno Junio 1693, 30 June 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [14]
Scope and Contents Remarks en passant about library volumes in history and physics seen in Leiden. A longer passage follows: notes to a conversation with Christiaan Huygens, critiquing Sir Isaac Newton's notions of absolute motion and the propagation of light. Huygens also says that John Flamsteed ought to declare for the absolute speed of light, and that this should persuade Jean Dominique Cassini.
Dates: 30 June 1693