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Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

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Electricity - Kinnersley's Thermometer
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Kinnersley's Thermometer
Kinnersley's Thermometer, c. 1850-1900
The Kinnersley's Thermometer was an apparatus designed to demonstrate the heating power of an electric spark by showing the expansion of air when an electric spark is passed through it.

Item#: RB.40
Photograph courtesy of Charles Barry, SCU
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