Popov's Stormscope

Stormscope
Date of appearance: 1895
Designer: Alexander Popov
Made in: Russian Empire (now Russia)
Dimensions: 445 × 260 × 200 mm
Weight: 5,5 kg
Materials: brass, glass, steel, wood
Tags: russiamakes, polytech, рдс, россияделаетсама, политех


This device was designed to remotely detect and record 
impulses from electromagnetic waves and lightning 
discharges. Popov's stormscope was enhanced with a 
logger that recorded discharges using a pen and telegraph 
paper. Popov's stromscope has initiated radio meteorology.

Popov's Stormscope
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