Crookes' Radiometer, 1878

Made:
1878 in London
designer:
William Crookes

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Radiometer used to illustrate Sir W. Crookes' researches on the radiation of heat in high vacua: otheoscope (an instrument in which the driving surface is not the glass of the bulb but a disc within the instrument which becomes heated), 1878

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1888-166/40
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass, metal (unknown) and mica
Measurements:
tube: 195 mm x x , 67 mm, .04kg
type:
radiometer (crookes' type)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Sir William Crookes