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" In the year 1774, the following question was proposed by the Electoral Academy of Bavaria as the subject of a prize dissertation:' Is there a real and physical analogy between electric and magnetic forces ; and, if such analogy exist, in what manner... "
Library of useful knowledge: Natural philosophy... - Page 1
by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1832
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Treatises on electricity, galvanism, magnetism, and electro-magnetism

Peter Mark Roget, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Science - 1832 - 316 pages
...his attempts, and varied his processes, without approaching nearer to the point he aimed at; and also to elude the reasonings of those who theorized upon...awarded *. The conclusion to which he arrived, after a Ions: and elaborate discussion of the subject, was, that the similarity between electricity and magnetism...
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Lectures on Electricity: Comprising Galvanism, Magnetism, Electro-magnetism ...

Henry Minchin Noad - Electricity - 1844 - 457 pages
...essays (which received a prize) on the question proposed by the electoral academy of Bavaria, in 1774, " Is there a real and physical analogy between electric and magnetic forces; and if such analogy exists, in what manner do these forces act on the animal body ?" Professor Van Swinden, of Franeker,...
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The Panorama of Science: Or, a Guide to Knowledge

George Grant - Knowledge and learning - 1849 - 320 pages
...they bewildered both themselves and their readers inthemaaes of visionary and conflicting hypotheses. In the year 1774, the following question was proposed...and magnetic forces ; and, if such analogy exist, iq what manner do these forces act upon the animal body?" The essays received by the Academy on that...
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The Panorama of Science, Or Guide to Knowledge

George Grant - Science - 1852 - 252 pages
...themselves and their readers in the mazes of visionary and conflicting hypotheses. In the year 1784, the following question was proposed by the Electoral...Franeker, the author of one of the essays for which the prize was awarded. The conclusion at which he arrived, after a long and elaborate discussion of the...
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Electric Science: Its History, Phenomena, and Applications

Frederick Collier Bakewell - Electricity - 1853 - 199 pages
...attention, that in 1774 the Electoral Academy of Bavaria proposed as the subjec; of a prize-essay : " Is there a real and physical analogy between electric and magnetic forces ; and if such analogy exists, in what manner do these forces act on the animal body 1" Though the prize was gained by a professor...
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Manual of Electricity: Electricity and Galvanism

Henry Minchin Noad - Electricity - 1857
...essays (which received a prize) on the question proposed by the Electoral Academy of Bavaria, in 1774: "Is there a real and physical analogy between electric and magnetic forces ; and if such analogy exists, in what manner do these forces act on the animal body?" Professor Van Swinden, of Franeker,...
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Annual Report

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1879
...was offered by the Academy of Bavaria for the best examination of and dissertation on the question, "Is there a real and physical analogy between electric and magnetic forces ?" Professor JH Van Swinden, of Franeker, Holland, one of the successful competitors, supported the...
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A history of electric telegraphy, to the year 1837

John Joseph Fahie - Telegraph - 1884 - 542 pages
...following question was proposed by the Electoral Academy of Bavaria as the subject of a prize essay : " Is there a real and physical analogy between electric...forces act upon the animal body ? " The essays received on that occasion were collected and published ten years later by Professor Van Swinden, of Franeker...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 32

Engineering - 1885
...in so rude a state that the Electoral Academy of Bavaria actually proposed the following subject for a prize dissertation : "Is there a real and physical...electric and magnetic forces, and if such analogy exists, in what manner do these forces act upon the human body t " At that time physicists were divided...
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Electric Railways and the Electric Transmission of Power Described in Plain ...

Robert Luce - Electric railroads - 1886 - 106 pages
...in so rude a state that the Electoral Academy of Bavaria actually proposed the following subject for a prize dissertation : " Is there a real and physical...electric and magnetic forces ; and if such analogy exists, in what manner do these forces act on the human body ? " At that time physicists were divided...
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