The Wimshurst Machine, an electrostatic generator, it was created by British inventor James Wimshurst around 1880 and 1883. It works on the principle of induction, which is the production of electric current across a conductor moving through a magnetic field. The machine generates high voltage differences and sparks between two movable electrodes. The further distance between the electrodes, the high the potential differences can build. 
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