Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction, the principle behind the electric transformer and generator. This discovery was crucial in allowing electricity to be transformed from a curiosity into a powerful new technology. He was also the greatest scientific lecturer of his time! Find out more: http://www.theiet.org/resources/library/archives/biographies/faraday.cfm
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Faraday made his name in the scientific world, despite his lack of formal education,  through his outstanding discoveries, observations and experiments.

Michael Faraday, Faraday was a pioneering English scientist who made foundational discoveries in electromagnetism and electrochemistry, including the principle of electromagnetic induction.

Michael Faraday 1973  #faraday #histSTEM #electromangetic #ladybirdbooks

Vintage Ladybird Book MICHAEL FARADAY Great Scientist Series 708 First Edition Matte Hardback 1973

Michael Faraday, FRS was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.  #faraday #histSTEM #electromangetic

Michael Faraday, FRS September 1791 – 25 August was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include that of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.

Oil painting of Michael Faraday by Thomas Phillips, 1841-1842, in the collection of the National Portrait Collection. Michael Faraday, FRS was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. #faraday #histSTEM #electromangetic

Michael Faraday September 1791 – 25 August was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.

The Faraday Centennial Exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall was organized by the Institute of Electrical Engineers (now the IET) in 1931 in commemoration of Michael Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831. Images from the IET archives. #histSTEM #archives #exhibitions #ideas

The Faraday Centennial Exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall was organized by the Institute of Electrical Engineers (now the IET) in 1931 in commemoration of Michael Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic induction in IET Archives

Detail from one of Michael Faraday's notebooks on the 'animal thermometer'. IET Archives ref. SC MSS 002. #histSTEM #electromangetic #archives #animals

Animal Thermometer drawn by Michael Faraday in his notebook from a collection held at the IET Archives.

Detail from Michael Faraday's memory game in his Common Place Book. IET Archives ref. SC MSS 002.   #faraday #histSTEM #electromangetic #puzzle #archives

Detail from Michael Faraday's puzzle or memory game in his Common Place Book. IET archives ref.

This statue of the scientist Michael Faraday stands outside the IET London, Savoy Place. It is a bronze copy of a marble original by J. H. Foley 1874 at the Royal Institution. Faraday holds an induction ring in his right hand.

This statue of the scientist Michael Faraday stands outside the IET London, Savoy Place. It is a bronze copy of a marble original by J. Foley 1874 at the Royal Institution. Faraday holds an induction ring in his right hand.

The Faraday Medal from the Sir Leonard Pearce collection. The IET Faraday Medal was established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Ordinary Meeting of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and is the most prestigious of our achievement medals. It continues to be awarded to this day. IET Archives ref. SC MSS 144.

The Faraday Medal from the Sir Leonard Pearce collection. The IET Faraday Medal was established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Ordinary Meeting of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and is the most prestigious of our achievement medals. It continues to be awarded to this day. IET Archives ref. SC MSS 144.


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