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the behaviour of twisted wires

“...one was devoted to an original investigation of the behaviour of twisted wires... on the other was an apparatus to test a well-known Japanese belief regarding the effect of an earthquake on a magnet.”

ex “A Visit to Professor Ayrton's Laboratory” in the Japan Weekly Mail (October 26, 1878) : 1,129-1,131 (1,130)

William Edward Ayrton (1847-1908 *), Chair of Natural Philosophy and Telegraphy at the Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo, in the 1870s.

6 August 2016
tags: W. A. Ayrton; Chair of Natural Philosophy and Telegraphy; earthquakes; twisted wire; wire