André-Marie Ampère

220px-Ampere_Andre_1825André-Marie Ampère (French; 20 January 1775 – 10 June 1836) Physicist and professor of mathematics. He is best known for his advancements in the science of electromagnetism, and for establishing a measurable relationship between magnetic fields and electricity. The term “ampere” or “amp” is named after him. This is a unit of measurement of electrical current flow in a conductor or circuit. Read more…

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