Electrostatics experiments

Light objets attraction Hanging balloon Trickle of water Electroscope and versorium Charging and discharging by contact Charging by induction Points power Two sorts of electric charges (a) Two sorts of electric charges (b) Conduction Sign of Charges Electrostatic chime Electrophorus Faraday  Cage
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by Michel Maussion - University of Nantes - France

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Power of points



Place an electrified straw
close to the pins.


Pull it : electroscope
remains charged.

See video (DivX Codec) 323 ko or 49 ko .

Take notice that there was no contact.


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