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" From the preceding facts we may likewise collect that this conflict performs circles; for without this condition, it seems impossible that the one part of the uniting wire, when placed below the magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and when... "
Library of useful knowledge: Natural philosophy... - Page 79
by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1832
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volume 3; Volume 19

Thomas Thomson, Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley - Science - 1822
...the magnetic pole should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it towards the west ; but it is the nature of a circle that the motions in opposite parts should have an opposite direction. M. Oersted then adds, that all the effects on the north pole mentioned in his experiments, may be easily...
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volume 3; Volume 19

Thomas Thomson, Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley - Agriculture - 1822
...the magnetic pole should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it towards the west ; but it is the nature of a circle that the motions in opposite parts should have an opposite direction. M. Oersted then adds, that all the effects on the north pole mentioned in' his experiments, may be...
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The Edinburgh annual register

1823
...magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and, when placed above it, towards the west ; it being the nature of a circle, that the motions in opposite parts should have an opposite direction. Whenever the needle is moved in a horizontal, or any other circle, from the position it naturally assumes,...
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The Panorama of Science: Or, a Guide to Knowledge

George Grant - Knowledge and learning - 1849 - 320 pages
...below the magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it, towards the west : for it is the nature of a circle that the motions in opposite parts ehonld have an opposite direction. Besides, a motion in circles, joined with a progressive-motion,...
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The Panorama of Science, Or Guide to Knowledge

George Grant - Science - 1852 - 252 pages
...below the magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it, towards the west : for it is the nature of a circle that the motions...direction. Besides, a motion in circles, joined with a progressive-motion, according to the length of the conductor, ought to form a conchoidal or spiral...
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Michael Faraday: His Life and Work

Silvanus Phillips Thompson - Electricity - 1898 - 308 pages
...below the magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it towards the west ; for it is the nature of a circle that the motions...opposite parts should have an opposite direction." HC OEKSTED, Ann. ofj'hi/., Oct., 1820, pp. 273276. the magnetic needle tends to set itself square...
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A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity from the Age of ...

Edmund Taylor Whittaker - Electricity - 1910 - 475 pages
...Thomson's Annals of Philosophy, xvi (1820), p. 273; Ostwald'e Klauiker der exakUu - Wuunsthafttn, Nr. 63. ' circle that the motions in opposite parts should have an opposite direction." Oersted's discovery was described at the meeting of the French Academy on September llth, 1820, by...
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Romanticism and the Sciences

Andrew Cunningham, Nicholas Jardine - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 345 pages
...placed below the magnetic pole, should drive it to the east, and when placed above it towards the west; for it is the nature of a circle that the motions...opposite parts should have an opposite direction. The centre of force does not act attractively or repulsively on the magnetic poles, but it drives the...
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Flash of the Cathode Rays: A History of J J Thomson's Electron

Per F Dahl - Science - 1997 - 526 pages
...below the magnetic pole, should drive it towards the east, and when placed above it towards the west; for it is the nature of a circle that the motions...opposite parts should have an opposite direction. [2-66] That is, a wire carrying an electric current affects an adjacent magnetic needle by causing...
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