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Michael Faraday (1791-1867) Gallery

Historical images of the English physicist and chemist 

Michael Faraday FRS was an English physicist and chemist whose many experiments contributed greatly to the understanding of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include the principles underlying electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. In 1831, 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.

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Faradays Electromagnetic apparatus

circa 1900: Electromagnetic apparatus used by English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday. From left to right: an early astatic galvanometer; an indicator coil; a solenoid for induction of current by magnet; a compound helix for electromagnetic induction, with and without iron; and the first apparatus for an electromagnetic spark. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)