Deflection of te Magnetic Needle by the Electric Current

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“Oersted’s experiements are illustrated...which shows, at A, B, C and D, the four different positions which a balanced magnetic needle tends to assume when placed parallel to a wire through wich an electric current is flowing in the different directions indicated by the arrows...” -Atkinson 1903




Atkinson, Philip Electricity for Everybody; Its Nature and Uses Explained (: The Century Company, 1903) 101


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