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Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 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.

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from the Guardian

The 10 best physicists

Largely self-educated, Michael Faraday (1791-1867) came to science by being assistant to English chemist Humphry Davy in 1813. He developed the idea of the electromagnetic field & discovered electromagnetic induction & the laws of electrolysis. His electromagnetic devices is the basis for electric motor technology. He twice rejected knighthood offers & refused to advise on chemical weapons for the Crimean war on ethical grounds. Einstein kept pictures of Faraday, Newton & Maxwell on study…

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from MIMS HOUSE

BURN: Michael Faraday's Candle

Burn: Michael Faraday's Candle reviewed in School Library Journal (http://balkinbuddies.blogspot.com/2016/02/reviews-for-darcy-pattisons-burn.html)

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This is the 4th lesson in the series, "Electromagnetism." It explains Michael Faraday's discovery and analyzes the law he used to explain his discovery

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from Brain Pickings

Michael Faraday on Mental Discipline and How to Cure Our Propensity for Self-Deception

Michael Faraday on Mental Discipline and How to Cure Our Propensity for Self-Deception – Brain Pickings

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