Ampère's Birthday

andremarieampereAndrĂ©-Marie Ampère was born in Lyon, France on January 20th, 1775. He was a physicist, mathematician, chemist and natural philosopher who made significant contributions in all these fields. Ampere’s work in understanding electromagnetism are recognized by naming the SI unit of electric current the ampere.

Biographies:
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A Short History of Natural Science …
Derivation of Practical Electrical …

Ampere Portraits:
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