EARLIER TIME ELECTRICITY
Some 18th and 19th century electric experiences.
Demonstration by the autor.
clic on pictures to have explanations.
A gold leaves electroscope.
Ancient toy showing that two electrified
bodies repel (same charge).
The Volta's electric hail.
A Leyden jar model
The Franklin's spider.
The Gray experience (1730)
Ruhmkorff electrostatic motor
The Franklin's lightning-rod
The inner of the house is filled with petrol.
With a lightning-rod the house is saved (left picture).
Without it, it burns (right picture).
50mmHg pressure - 2mmHg pressure
More experiences later. Thank you for your visit.