Author:John Trowbridge

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John Trowbridge

American academic; professor of physics, Harvard, author, editor

John Trowbridge


  • List of apparatus available for scientic researches involving accurate measurements, and contained in different American laboratories.with Wolcott Gibbs; Edward C Pickering, 1879.
  • The New Physics, 1884; external link
  • The Electrical Boy, 1891; external link
  • Three Boys on An Electrical Boat, 1894;
  • What Is Electricity?, 1896; external link
  • The Resolute Mr.Pansy, 1897; external link
  • Philip's Experiments in Electrical Science, 1898. external link
  • Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1901 external link
  • The story of a wireless telegraph boy, 1908.
  • The Advance in Electricity Since the Time of Franklin, 1922 external link


Annual of Scientific Discovery editor[edit]

Popular Science Monthly[edit]


  • "Progress of Electrical Science during 1883" Volume 3.
  • "Thunder-Storms" Volume 4.
  • "Atmospheric Electricity" Volume 4.
  • "Niagara Falls Considered as a Source of Electrical Energy" Volume 5.
  • "Recent Advances in Electrical Science" Volume 5.
  • "The Jefferson Physical Laboratory" Volume 5.
  • "Trowbridge's Theory of the Earth's Magnetism" Volume 9.

Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences[edit]

Works about John Trowbridge[edit]

"Sketch of Professor John Trowbridge" in Popular Science Monthly, 26 (April 1885)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

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