Article ID: CBB421264107

John Collins and the Double Horizontal Dial (2020)

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On his admission to the Royal Society in 1667, John Collins presented to it, and described, an example of Henry Sutton's double horizontal dial with additions by himself. His description given on that occasion is here transcribed with some commentary both on the dial itself and on Collins’ involvement with it.

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Authors & Contributors
Feingold, Mordechai
Cavazza, Marta
Thrower, Norman Joseph William
Malet, Antoni
Dolnick, Edward
Vogel, Brant Montgomery
Journals
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences
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Concepts
Societies; institutions; academies
Natural philosophy
Experiments and experimentation
Scientific communities; interprofessional relations
Mathematics
Earth sciences
People
Newton, Isaac
Bacon, Francis, 1st Baron Verulam
Collins, John
Boyle, Robert
Pepys, Samuel
Waller, Richard
Time Periods
17th century
18th century
Early modern
16th century
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England
Great Britain
Bologna (Italy)
Ireland
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Académie des Sciences, Paris
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