A “New Galvanometer”

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THE galvanometer (with its coil moving about a horizontal axis) described by Dr. Obach in NATURE, vol. xviii. p. 707, is not new. Prof. Pickering has fully described it, under the name of Cosine galvanometer, in his “Elements of Physical Manipulation”, Part 2 (1876), p. 260. When this instrument was first used I do not know.

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BAYNES, R. A “New Galvanometer”. Nature 19, 33 (1878). https://doi.org/10.1038/019033c0

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