Van de Graaff's Demonstration Generator

Van de Graaff's Demonstration Generator

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Object Name
Generator, Van De Graaff
Date made
Van de Graaff, R. J.
place made
United States: New Jersey, Princeton
copper hollow sphere: 24 in; 60.96 cm
glass rod: 2 in x 84 in; 5.08 cm x 213.36 cm
iron tripod base: 18 in x 18 in x 4 in; 45.72 cm x 45.72 cm x 10.16 cm
silk charging belt: 168 in x 2 in; x 426.72 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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