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!
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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.
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.
Portrait of Michael Faraday by George Harcourt RA RP, Three-quarter length portrait, standing by a table. Oil on canvas, 56 inches x 40 inches. IET Archives ref.
Vintage Ladybird Book MICHAEL FARADAY Great Scientist Series 708 First Edition Matte Hardback 1973
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
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.