Crookes' Radiometer, 1876

Made:
1876 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 shallow cup-shaped vanes, 1876

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Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1888-166/29
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
tube: 152 mm x x , 54 mm, .025kg
type:
radiometer (crookes' type)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Sir William Crookes

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