Michael Faraday and The Royal Institution: The Genius of Man and Place (PBK), 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Michael Faraday and The Royal Institution

The Genius of Man and Place (PBK), 1st Edition

By J.M Thomas

CRC Press

246 pages

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A self-educated man who knew no mathematics, Michael Faraday rose from errand boy to become one of Britain's greatest scientists. Faraday made the discoveries upon which most of twentieth-century technology is based and readers of this book will enjoy finding out in how many ways we are indebted to him. The story of his life speaks to us across the

Table of Contents

Setting the scene. Rumford, Davy and the Royal Institution. From errand boy to the grand tour. Faraday's scientific contributions. Faraday's writings. Faraday the man. Faraday's influence upon the Royal Institution. The popularization of science. Appendices.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics