Andrew Crosse: Electrical Pioneer


IT is remarkable that the “Encyclopedia Britannica” makes only the merest mention in an article entitled “Electricity” of a man to whom Henry M. Noad dedicated his book “Lectures on Electricity” (George Knight and Sons, Foster Lane, London, 1844) in the following words:

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ALEXANDER, J. Andrew Crosse: Electrical Pioneer. Nature 134, 105 (1934).

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