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Reference numberAP/11/3
LevelFile
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On the mathematical laws of electro magnetism' by Peter Barlow
Date[1822]
DescriptionBarlow recounts his electromagnetic experiments using magnets and wires, and attempts to define laws based in mathematics to explain the effect of a galvanic wire on the compass. Includes one page of illustrations.

Final page verso is marked '(Withdrawn)'. Minor corrections appear throughout in ink.

Subject: Physics

Communicated by Major [Thomas Frederick] Colby. Read to the Royal Society on 23 May 1822.
Extent22p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/11/3/1
AP/11/3/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3821Colby; Thomas Frederick (1784 - 1852)1784 - 1852
NA5788Barlow; Peter (1776 - 1862); mathematician1776 - 1862
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