Measuring the velocity of sound in water

Measuring the velocity of sound in water

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Caption: Experiment to measure the velocity of sound in water. These measurements were made in 1841 on Lake Geneva by Jean Daniel Colladon (1802-1893) and Charles Sturm (1803-1855). Timing receipt of sound of a bell rung under water. Engraving from ''The Forces of Nature'' by Amedee Guillemin, London, 1873.

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Keywords: 1870s, amedee guillemin, charles sturm, engraving, experiment, jean daniel colladon, lake geneva, london, physics, scientist, sound, swiss, the forces of nature, uk, united kingdom, velocity, water

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