|It was initially believed that the charge was stored in the water in early Leyden jars.
|A few revolutions of the handle was all that was needed to charge a Leyden jar.
|Franklin wrote detailed letters and documents about his experiments with the electrostatic machine and Leyden jars.
|However, this phenomenon is a special effect caused by the high voltage on the Leyden jar.
|This became more commonly known as the Leyden jar after graduate student Pieter van Musschenbroek of Leyden.
|Van Musschenbroek communicated on it with the French scientific community where it was called the Leyden jar.
|Priestley ( England ) in 1775 used Leyden jars to make wire glow briefly and even melt.
|The equipment he used was primitive, including a horse trough, a wrought iron point spark, and Leyden jars.
|Invented in the 1740s at the University of Leyden in the Netherlands, that gadget was called a Leyden jar.
|Battery technology-leyden jars-that's doable too.