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1 Michael Faraday Outline Introduction Early life Research work Later years Influence Conclusion Introduction One of the most marvelous scientists in the 19 th century Rose from obscure origin Diligent and intelligent Became not only a great chemist, but also a renowned physicist Most influential breakthroughs were in electromagnetism Early Life Born in Newington, England in 1791 One of the four children in a working class family Only some basic education from a church school Had been apprenticed to a London bookbinder since 14 Took the opportunity to read some of the books Early Life (continued) Developed an interest in science Saved money to buy some apparatus for his first experiment Began to attend some lectures on science Decided to quit trade and pursue science at the end of his apprenticeship Big Change Wrote to Sir Humphry Davy Chemist at the Royal Institution Begged for a job and sent along with a bound volume of notes, which he had taken at Davy’s
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course EGN 3000 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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