XV. On attraction and repulsion resulting from radiation

  title={XV. On attraction and repulsion resulting from radiation},
  author={William Sir Crookes},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={501 - 527}
  • W. Crookes
  • Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
1. In a paper “On the Atomic Weight of Thallium,” presented to the Royal Society June 18, 1872, after describing a balance with which I was enabled to perform weighings of apparatus &c. in a vacuum, I noted a peculiarity in relation to the effect of heat in diminishing the apparent weight of bodies. I said, “That a hot body should appear to be lighter than a cold one has been considered as arising from the film of air or aqueous vapour condensed upon or adhering to the surface of the colder… 

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