XXXIV. Experiments and observations made in Britain, in order to obtain a rule for measuring heights with the barometer

@article{RoyXXXIVEA,
  title={XXXIV. Experiments and observations made in Britain, in order to obtain a rule for measuring heights with the barometer},
  author={William Roy},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={653 - 787}
}
  • William Roy
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
INTRODUCTION. In philosophical inquiries of every kind, where any point is to be ascertained by experiments, these cannot be repeated too often, nor varied too much, in order to obtain the truth: for even when the utmost precaution hath been used, and the greatest pains have been taken, it rarely happens, that they agree so exactly, as to leave no room for doubt. Were it possible at all times, to have experiments made in circumstances perfectly familiar, a considerable degree of consistency… Expand
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