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Michael Faraday: Father of Electronics by Charles Ludwig

Even though this is supposedly a “juvenile” book, it is well worth reading by anyone interested in the history of technology.

Michael Faraday has an undisputed place in the study of electricity. 80 more words


Carlo Revelli (2015) Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segree.

First Lesson. The Most Beautiful of Theories.

I just nipped out at lunchtime to get a bigger brain, but they were all out, the only thing left –on special offer- was a Simon Cowell brain. 547 more words

Homer Simpson

Men of Purpose | Biographical Sketches | Michael Faraday | Part 2

MICHAEL FARADAY ( continued).
He was thirteen years of age when he took a job as a newspaper and book delivery boy…
As he tramped the cobbled streets of early nineteenth century London clad in his elder brother’s shabby overcoat, he decided to get work as a stationer and bookbinder… 96 more words


Inside London's Lighthouse at Trinity Buoy Wharf - September 2015

A couple of weekends ago, thinking it was time to catch up with developments at Trinity Bouy Wharf and despite the threatening grey clouds, I set forth to one of the most unusual corners of London. 509 more words

River Life

Brighter than candles

“You have the glittering beauty of gold and silver, and the still higher lustre of jewels, like the ruby and diamond; but none of these rival the brilliancy and beauty of flame.

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Men of Purpose | Biographical Sketches | Michael Faraday


(The man who discovered electricity – “on this has been founded all those applications of electricity which form the muscles and nerves of our modern life… “) 110 more words


Cycling pianists, flying orcas and getting out more

So there you are chained to the laptop, terrified if you move an inch you’ll disconnect from the creativity flowing down from the great lump of inspiration in your right brain. 734 more words