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Michael Faraday Facts & Quotes

Michael Faraday Facts & Quotes

A summary of some of the chief facts about Michael Faraday:

Key Michael Faraday Facts
FactDetails
Birth date22 September 1791
Birth placeNewington Butts - an area now covered by the Elephant and Castle in South London
FatherBlacksmith
Death25 August 1867
BurialHighgate Cemetery, London
First JobBookbinder
EducationVirtually self-taught initially
Major breakBecame assistant to Sir Humphrey Davy
Greatest discoveryElectrical induction and the generator
Other discoveriesBenzene

Michael Faraday quotes

There are many Michael Faraday quotes that have been captured and make interesting reading;

  • Once when asked about the secret of his success, Faraday is quoted as replying: "The secret is comprised in three words- Work, Finish, Publish."
  • Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
  • The world little knows how many of the thoughts and theories which have passed through the mind of a scientific investigator, have been crushed in silence and secrecy by his own severe criticism and adverse examination!

There are of course very many more Michael Faraday quotes.


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