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INGEN-HOUSZ (INGENHOUSZ), JOHN.

On some new Methods of suspending Magnetical Needles. Read June 17, 1779.

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(London, J. Nichols, 1779). 4to. Extract from "Philosophical Transactions, of the Royal Society of London." Vol. 69, Year 1779 - Part II. Pp. 537-546 and 1 folded engraved plate. ¶ First printing. "In the field of magnetism, Ingen-Housz experimented with artificial magnets, made according to the ideas of Gowin Knight, and devised methods of dampening the vibrations of magnetic needles. He also discovered the paramagnetism of platinum."(DSB).

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