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Michael Faraday

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Michael Faraday - Father of Electricity (Feat Special Guest Kathy Loves Physics and History)

Back To The Past: The Alternate History Podcast

We wanted to thank Kathy Joseph once again for appearing as a guest on this week's episode. We had a great time discussing with her about Michael Faraday, otherwise known to Kathy as the father of Electricity. Make sure to check out her latest book, The Lightning Tamers: True Stories of the Dreamers and Schemers Who Harnessed Electricity and Transformed Our World , amazon now!  https://www.amazon.com/Lightning-Tamers-Harnessed-Electricity-Transformed/dp/B0B4KMYGP8 Short description of the book:  You flick on a light without thinking about it. But what about the  fascinating and bizarre stories hidden behind that simple action?  Fortunes were made and lost, ideas stolen, rivalries pursued, dogs  electrocuted, beards set on fire, arms amputated, and decapitated human  heads reanimated all with the invention and evolution of electricity. In  this physics and engineering chronicle disguised as an electric  time-travel adventure, Kathy Joseph, physicist, educator, and creator of  the popular Kathy Loves Physics documentary channel on YouTube, shares  the story of electricity through the linked breakthroughs of men and  women in science. Go on a wild journey covering over 400 years of  history to discover for yourself the unlikely yet true stories of the  characters who paved the way for modern electricity. From the assistant  who invented the electric light 140 years before Edison to the severed  ear that led to the telephone, follow the chain of experiments,  inventions, and discoveries through time. Beginning with Queen  Elizabeth’s bored doctor naming electricity after jewelry, the winding  road that leads to you to charge your phone at night will enthrall you. And make sure to check Kathy's youtube channel and website! Kathy Loves Physics And History: https://www.youtube.com/c/KathyLovesPhysicsHistory Website: https://kathylovesphysics.com/ Who was Michael Faraday?  Michael Faraday was an English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include the principles underlying  electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. Although Faraday received little formal education, he was one of the most  influential scientists in history. It was by his research on the  magnetic field around a conductor carrying a direct current that Faraday  established the basis for the concept of the electromagnetic field in  physics. Faraday also established that magnetism could affect rays of  light and that there was an underlying relationship between the two  phenomena. He similarly discovered the principles of electromagnetic  induction, diamagnetism, and the laws of electrolysis. His inventions of electromagnetic rotary devices formed the foundation of electric motor  technology, and it was largely due to his efforts that electricity  became practical for use in technology. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want to discuss this further, or just want to contact us? Reach us on our socials! Twitter: @BackToThePastP1 https://bit.ly/39ts3CG Instagram: @backtothepastp1 https://bit.ly/34lcwBD Rate this podcast! https://ratethispodcast.com/althistory Email us if you have any questions or comments! back2thepastpodcast@gmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rohan-parikh7/message


13 Oct 2022

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Aug 29 Michael Faraday, non conformism and electricity

The Pearl of Great Price

Today Michael Faraday induced the first electrical current - this would change civilization.  Not formally educated - his enquiring mind was underpinned by his faith - we explore this today 


28 Aug 2022

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Magnetism—Electricity, by Michael Faraday

Harvard Classics

Everything has to have a beginning, so too with the science of electricity. Here we learn the very rudiments, the inceptions of science that have revolutionized the world. Faraday explains in a simple way the truths of electricity. (Volume 30, Harvard Classics)


2 May 2022

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E41 | Michael Faraday | உலகை மாற்றிய விஞ்ஞானிகள் | The Common Man Show by Abdul | Tamil

The Common Man

மைக்கேல் பரடே பிரித்தானியாவைச் சேர்ந்த ஒரு வேதியியலாளரும், இயற்பியலாளரும் ஆவார். இவர் மின்காந்தவியல், மின்வேதியியல் ஆகிய துறைகளுக்குக் குறிப்பிடத்தக்க பங்களிப்புகளைச் செய்துள்ளார். மைக்கேல் பரடே, உலக வரலாற்றில் மிகச் சிறந்த அறிவியலாளர்களுள் ஒருவராகக் கருதப்படுகின்றார். இவருடைய முயற்சிகளின் காரணமாகவே மின்சாரம் பொதுவான பயன்பாட்டுக்கு உகந்த ஒன்றாக உருவானது எனலாம். உலகை மாற்றிய விஞ்ஞானிகள் Presented by Abdul Credits, ஆசிரியர்: திரு. ஆயிஷா இரா. நடராசன் அவர்கள் வெளியீடு: பாரதி புத்தகாலயம்


10 Apr 2022

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Journey #87 - MICHAEL FARADAY: The Blue-Collar Christian Who Electrified the World

Science + God with Dr. G

Odds are you might not have heard the name Michael Faraday. But you certainly have heard about the invention for which he is most famous: electricity! On this journey, Dr. G tells you the fascinating life story of the man who is generally said to be history's first professional scientist. What is not generally reported, however, is that Faraday was also a devout and humble Christian. Hear the full, riveting story now.  Read more about Faraday's amazing life here: Five Equations That Changed the World, by Michael Guillen How a dynamo (electric generator) works. Dr. G wants to hear from you! So join the conversation with him and your fellow travelers now on his FACEBOOK PAGE. Or email Dr. G directly by clicking HERE. ORDER DR. G's NEWEST BOOK! Believing is Seeing. * Tyndale * Books-A-Million * ChristianBook * Amazon * Barnes & Noble 


11 Jan 2022

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The Force of Gravitation, by Michael Faraday

Harvard Classics

Two sticks, a table, and a pail were the commonplace implements used by Michael Faraday to demonstrate great scientific truths. (Volume 30, Harvard Classics) Faraday sends "Experimental Researches" to Royal Society, Nov. 6, 1845.


6 Nov 2021

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Introductory Note: Michael Faraday

Harvard Classics

Introductory note on Michael Faraday (Volume 30, Harvard Classics)


6 Nov 2021

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Michael faraday autobiography

Derecho (Science Storm)

قصة حياة مايكل فاراداي


14 Nov 2020

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[Roa's Podcast] S2E3 - My Favorite Scientist: Michael Faraday

Roa's Podcast: The Life of an Asian

The ability to connect to the world through video, audio, satellite started with Michael Faraday. The engine, the motor, the transformer are thanks to Michael Faraday. But, his extraordinary genius isn't even what makes him my favorite!Whether you are interested in sciences or not, I believe that it's important for everyone to know a little bit about the man who found fundamental connections between electricity, magnetism, light and gravity. I want to tell you about his accomplishments, his genius and his admirable qualities, along with exactly what makes him my favorite scientist: the fact that he was a man of faith, his battle with mental illness and that he came from poverty to become the most celebrated scientist of his time.I love picking favorites. Lucky for me, it's a great way of learning about people who made an impact on humankind and being inspired by their journey.Don't forget to follow me on IG @roa_podcastEnjoy!!


13 Oct 2020

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333 - Michael Faraday - The Father of Electricity

Biographics: History One Life at a Time

What is the first name that comes to mind with the mention of electricity? Thomas Edison? Nikola Tesla? Perhaps even Benjamin Franklin. Yet Michael Faraday has every right to belong on that list, too, as it's impossible to imagine a world without his contributions to science. From chemistry to electricity, from theoretical science to practical experiments that revolutionized the world, Faraday's contributions can't be overstated. And there's more to the story than just success; it's also a poignant tale of how anyone — regardless of their background, their education, or their upbringing — can make a real impact.


13 Aug 2020