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Michael Faraday

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. Although Faraday received little formal education he was one of the most influential scientists in history, and historians of science refer to him as having been the best experimentalist in the history of science. It was by his research on the magnetic field around a conductor carrying a direct current that Faraday established the basis for the concept of the electromagnetic field in physics. Faraday also established that magnetism could affect rays of light and that there was an underlying relationship between the two phenomena.
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The Life and Letters of Faraday (Vol. I)
Author: Bence Jones, 1814-1873. Subject: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867. Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London. Language: English. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
The Life and Letters of Faraday (Vol. II)
Author: Bence Jones, 1814-1873. Subject: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867. Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London. Language: English. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
Michael Faraday
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Michael Faraday, by J. H. Gladstone. Read this book online: HTML. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
Michael Faraday
Author: J. H. Gladstone, 1827-1902. Subject: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867. Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York. Language: English. Book Contributor: University of California Libraries.
Michael Faraday, His Life and Work
Author: Silvanus P. Thompson, 1851-1916. Subject: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867; Electricity. Publisher: Cassell, London. Language: English. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
Michael Faraday as a Discoverer
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Faraday As A Discoverer, by John Tyndall. Read this book online: HTML. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
Michael Faraday as a Discoverer
Author: John Tyndall, 1820-1893. Subject: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867. Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London. Language: English. Book Contributor: Gerstein - University of Toronto.
Michael Faraday: Man of Science
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Michael Faraday, by Walter Jerrold. Read this book online: HTML. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
Michael Faraday: Man of Science
By Walter Jerrold, 1865-1929. Topics: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867. Publisher: New York : F.H. Revell. Book Contributor: Harold B. Lee Library.
Experimental Researches in Electricity
This is a collection of eBooks of Michael Faraday's series of Experimental Researches in Electricity, which appeared in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.
On the Various Forces of Nature and Their Relations to Each Other
Author: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867; William Crookes, 1832-1919. Subject: Physics. Publisher London ; Glasgow : R. Griffin. Book Contributor University of California Libraries.
The Chemical History of a Candle
Author: Michael Faraday, 1791-1867; edited by William Crookes, 1832-1919. Subject: Chemistry; Candles. Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London. Language: English. Book Contributor: University of California Libraries.