Coulomb’s Torsion Balance

Coulomb’s torsion balance had no means to measure the amount of charge he had induced in the apparatus. He only new that the charge was the same on both charged objects.

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Manin Bocss

I’m a retired software engineer and a math/science enthusiast. I write articles about arbitrarily chosen topics in math and sometimes a little science history.