[N320067], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, April 25th, 1886


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[N320067], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, April 25th, 1886

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p. 67- drawings of experimental apparatus labeled "Cosmos" p. 71 "Try variety of expmts with this Copper just balanced in Kerosene magnet rotated see if rotation on its axis-- also rotate the jar & hold magnet still; p. 73 "Make a lot of hollow balls 1/2 inch dia of Iron Lead Tin Zinc & other metals, balanced exactly by themselves in Benzine also water with salt in-- Then Throw in an Iron ball & several Copper see if they arrange themselves definitely-- also cut water with lines of force; pass current through with variety balls in liquids-- see if any definitions comes of it."



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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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