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ERIC Number: EJ123167
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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Maskelyne's Schehallien Experiment of 1774
Leadstone, G. S.
Physics Education, 9, 7, 452-458, Nov 74
Describes the procedure, equipment, results, and weaknesses of an experiment conducted by Nevil Maskelyne at Schehallien peak in Scotland; the purpose of the experiment was to collect data for the calculation of the mean density of the earth and to measure the universal gravitational constant. (MLH)
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