Reference numberMOB/066
TitleRadiometers by William Crookes
DescriptionGlass radiometers containing a spindle, with aluminium vanes attached and a dark base. Each in a partial vaccum, the rotor spins when the vanes are exposed to light.
Extent7 instruments tbc
FormatScientific Instrument
MaterialsCopper, aluminium, glass
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society by William Crookes in 1911, intended to illustrate his papers on 'Repulsion resultion from radiation [...]' published in a the Philosophical Transactions between 1875-78
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8188Crookes; Sir; William (1832 - 1919); chemist1832 - 1919
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