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The genius and legacy of Michael Faraday

History of science

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December
042017

19:30 - 20:30

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Explore Faraday’s incredible story with pioneering chemist Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS.

1857 portrait of Michael Faraday holding a bar magnet

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Michael Faraday's death, Sir John takes us back to the 19th century to explore one of the most influential scientists in history. 

We discovered Faraday's lasting legacy including his ground-breaking work on electricity and magnetism and discussed how his passion for communicating helped increase public interest in the sciences and define scientific engagement for decades to come. 

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The genius and legacy of Michael Faraday

Discover Faraday’s lasting legacy including his ground-breaking work on electricity and magnetism with pioneering chemist Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS.

 

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK