What Is a Pith Ball Made of?


Pith-ball is made up of small non-conductive lightweight ball-like material. It is an electroscope used in testing the presence of a charge on an object by bringing it near the uncharged pith-ball. Pith-ball was invented by John Canton who was a British inventor around 1754.
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