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Unpublished paper, 'On the causes of the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, and on some electro-mechanism for exhibiting the secular changes in its horizontal and vertical components' by Henry Wilde

Reference number: AP/66/29

Date: 1880-1890

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Wilde writes: 'The nebular hypothesis of the evolution of planetary systems from a gaseous substance, rotating under the influence of a central force, suggested to me 12 years ago, some ideas respecting the origin of elementary substances, which led to the discovery of certain definite quantitative relations subsisting between astronomical and chemical phenomena.'

Includes two maps and a photograph of an electromagnetic globe.

Subject: Electromagnetism

Received 22 April 1890. Read 19 June 1890.

Written by Wilde at Alderley Edge [Cheshire, England].

Reference number
AP/66/29
Earliest possible date
1880-1890
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Ink on paper
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68 pages
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Manuscript
Map
Photograph

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Henry Wilde

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Henry Wilde, Unpublished paper, 'On the causes of the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, and on some electro-mechanism for exhibiting the secular changes in its horizontal and vertical components' by Henry Wilde, 1880-1890, AP/66/29, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_66_29/unpublished-paper-on-the-causes-of-the-phenomena-of-terrestrial-magnetism-and-on-some-electro-mechanism-for-exhibiting-the-secular-changes-in-its-horizontal-and-vertical-components-by-henry-wilde, accessed on 18 July 2024

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