michael faraday


The farad, a unit of electric capacitance, was named for this scientist

Trivia about michael faraday

  • Early in his career, this English chemist and physicist was an assistant to Sir Humphry Davy
  • In the 1820s this British scientist discovered the laws of electrical induction forming the basis for the magneto & dynamo
  • F is 96,500 coulombs; F being named for this British physicist
  • (Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the top secret Jeopardy! science lab.) This great experimenter also gave lectures to London kids; in 1860, he showed them combustion requires air

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