The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Faraday as a Discoverer by John Tyndall:|
bismuth repelled, and yet at the same moment set round with force,
axially, or end on, as a piece of magnetic substance would do.'
The effect perplexed him; and in his efforts to release himself from
this perplexity, no feature of this new manifestation of force
escaped his attention. His experiments are described in a memoir
communicated to the Royal Society on December 7, 1848.
I have worked long myself at magne-crystallic action, amid all the
light of Faraday's and Plucker's researches. The papers now before
me were objects of daily and nightly study with me eighteen or
nineteen years ago; but even now, though their perusal is but the
last of a series of repetitions, they astonish me. Every