Gas-discharge lamp

1705,1894 Gas-discharge lamp

The book of science

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Francis Hauksbee, Nikola Tesla physics

Gas-discharge lamp

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In 1705, Francis Hauksbee was Isaac Newton’s lab assistant while Newton was president of the Royal Society. For this experiment, Hauksbee used the glass globe of his modified version of Otto von Guericke’s electrostatic generator. Most discoveries require curiosity, intelligence, and the availability of equipment and materials.

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