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The life of remarkable physicists

A fascinating story about the life history of great scientists who made revolutionary discoveries in the field of physics and radio electronics. The units of measurement of the basic physical quantities of electrical engineering are named in their honor.

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Charles de Coulomb (1736-1806)

James Watt (1736-1819)

Alessandro Volta (1745-1827)

Andre-Marie Ampere (1775-1836)

Johann Gauss (1777-1855)

Georg Ohm (1789-1854)

Michael Faraday (1791-1867)

Joseph Henry (1799-1878)

Wilhelm Weber (1804-1891)

James Joule (1818-1889)

Alexander Bell (1847-1922)

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943)

Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894)

Forward (Charles de Coulomb)

 


 

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