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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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Michael Faraday (1791-1867), English scientist, engraving, published in 1882

Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. Engraving after a photograph, published in 1882

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