Joseph Henry's Record of Experiments, Book 3
About the Project
Secretary of the Smithsonian Joseph Henry continued his experiments with electromagnetism and other scientific topics after leaving Princeton University to lead the new Smithsonian Institution in 1846. This third book records his description of experiments from the fall of 1842 to the fall of 1863. Join us in completing the transcription of this American scientist who was at the same time working to establish an Institution dedicated to the "acquisition and dissemination of knowledge among men."