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The '''Bovis-scale''' (''Bovis-units'') is used by [[Radiesthesia|radiestesists]] to describe the "strength" of a presumed "subtle energy" or "life energy". This unit is scientifically not accepted and has a [[pseudoscience|pseudoscientific]] character.
Inventor of the Bovis-scale, A.Bovis==
The origins of the term "Bovis" is unclear. According to different sources the Bovis-scale is named after a French alleged physicist, radiestesist, inventor and tinkerer Bovis. His first name is referred as Anton<ref>http://www.energynics.com/bovis-scale.shtml</ref>, Antoine<ref>http://www.jenskleemann.de/wissen.php4?p=b/bo/bovis.html</ref><ref>http://www.skeptic.com/junior_skeptic/issue23/translation_Bovis.html</ref> André Bovis aus Nizza<ref>http://www.conscienceverte.fr/la-regle-de-bovis-%28premiere-partie%29-2-168.html</ref> or Alfred<ref>http://www.magic-places.ch/Boviseinh.html</ref>, and his bith date is the 12th of january 1871 in Nice (France). His death occured the day 13. November 1947.