Friday, May 7, 2010

Crookes Tube - Ghostbusting Equipment from "The Shunned House"

video by AlastairWright

Exhibit PHY001 - Crookes Tube

Developed by physicist and spiritualist William Crookes, the Crookes tube would play an important role in the development of modern physics, including the discovery of x-rays, as outlined by this BBC report. Perhaps this is why they would be naturally considered as ghost busting equipment in Lovecraft's "The Shunned House."

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