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'''Gowin Knight''' ([[Corringham]] natus die [[10 Septembris]] [[1713]]; mortuus die [[8 Iunii]] [[1772]]), physicus, fuit bibliothecarius principalis [[Museum Britannicum|Musei Britannici]] ab anno [[1756]] usque ad [[1772]].
Anno [[1745]] methodum chalybis fortiter magnetizandi invenit, itaque pyxides nauticas accuratiores confecit; anno [[1747]] igitur [[numma Copley]] [[Regalis Societas Londini|Regalis Societatis Londiniensis]] meruit ob "nonnulla experimenta curiosissima, magnetibus naturalibus necnon arte factis adhibitis, ab eo monstrata".<ref>Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach, ''[http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=EUoLAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA71&lpg=PA71&dq=%22Gowin+Knight%22+copley+medal&source=web&ots=qkgEYLbmyD&sig=7QmOJ-VITbyQ7qtheKyj-dFsF0Y&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result Cavendish]'' (1996) p. 71</ref> Iam anno [[1752]] classis Britannica talibus pyxidibus usa est.
== Opera ==
* 1754 : ''An attempt to demonstrate, that all the phænomena in nature may be explained by two simple active principles, attraction and repulsion: wherein the attractions of cohesion, gravity, and magnetism, are shewn to be one and the same''. Londinii
* 1758 : ''A collection of some papers formerly published in the Philosophical Transactions, relating to the use of Dr. Knight's magnetical bars, with some notes and additions''. Londinii
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