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Subject: How do 'diving rods' work?

Date: Thu Aug 12 18:45:09 1999
Posted by Dino
Grade level: undergrad School: u of waterloo
City: waterloo State/Province: on Country: Canada
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 934497909.Es

I used two bent pieces of copper to locate water line mains during a summer 
job. Holding one piece in each hand, the rods seemed to attract each other 
when passing over the water line. Is this possible?

Re: How do 'diving rods' work?

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