Crookes' Radiometer, 1872-1879

Made:
1872-1879 in London
maker:
Unknown

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Radiometer used to illustrate Sir William Crookes' researches on the radiation of heat in high vacua: radiometer with movable mica or metal screen that can be jerked into different positions relative to the vanes, 1872-79.

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Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1888-166/33
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass, metal (unknown), mica
Measurements:
tube: 162 mm x x , 60 mm, .03kg
type:
radiometer (crookes' type)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Sir William Crookes

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