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Coulomb torsion balance, 1872.

Streeter, Clive

 
Coulomb torsion balance, 1872.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

This delicate instrument was originally developed in the 1780s by the French physicist Charles de Coulomb (1736-1806). Coulomb used it to determine the law of force between electric charges. Made by Elliott Bros

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10211966

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