Physics 10 Report

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Title: Physics 10 Report
Author: Atkinson, Robert
Department: Haverford College. Dept. of Physics
Type: Thesis (B.S.)
Issue Date: 1922
Abstract: First Half. The first experiment carried out was the determination of the maximum diameter of a molecule of stearic acid by means of an oil film. The next experiment tried was the Coulomb meter experiment.; Second Half. Determination of the value of e [the particle or unit of electricity]. Then radioactivity was studied. Then what was attempted was to separate ThX from Th(NO3)4 and get the corresponding curves of fall and rise of activity respectively.
Subject: Stearic acid -- Molecular aspects -- History
Subject: Electricity -- History
Subject: Thorium nitrates -- Analysis -- History
Subject: Radioactivity -- History
Subject: Coulomb potential -- History
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