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Experiments and observations on electricity

Benjamin Franklin

Experiments and observations on electricity

made at Philadelphia in America

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Printed for David Henry, and sold by Francis Newberry ... in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Electricity -- Early works to 1850,
  • Physics -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. and F.R.S. ; to which are added, letters and papers on philosophical subjects. The whole corrected, methodized, improved, and now first collected into one volume and illustrated with copper plates.
    GenreEarly works to 1850., Early works to 1800
    ContributionsHulett, James, d. 1771, engraver., Cole, B. engraver., Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886, former owner., Blake, Henry, M.D., former owner., Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864, inscriber., Kebler, Leonard, donor., Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC516 .F85 1769
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [2], 496 [i.e. 508], [16] p., VII leaves of plates (partly folded) ;
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6937872M
    LC Control Number04006385


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Printed and sold by E. Cave, at St. John's Gate, Lightning is Electrical Franklin began his experiments on electricity in the s and communicated his results to correspondents in Great Britain.

Inthese various letters were compiled into this book. Experiments and Observations on Electricity Made at Philadelphia in America.

book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Title: /5. Experiments and Observations on Electricity is a mid-eighteenth century book consisting of letters from Benjamin Franklin.

These letters concerned Franklin's discoveries about the behavior of electricity based on experimentation and scientific studies. The book came in pamphlet form for the first three English editions.1/5(1). Book "Experiments and Observations on Electricity" by Benjamin Franklin, In April the Royal Society published Benjamin Franklin's book, "Experiments and Observations on Electricity: Made in Philadelphia in America." A collection of letters to London's Peter Collinson, it described Franklin's ideas about the nature of electricity and how electrical devices worked, and new.

The experiments published in “Experiments and Observations on Electricity Made at Philadelphia in America” proved the existence of positive and negative charges as well as the concepts of insulators and conductors. His work led to the invention of the lightning rod which saved buildings from being struck by lightning.

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