Poincaré on Maxwell and Hertz1


    AT the time when Fresnel's experiments compelled all researchers to admit that light is due to the vibrations of a very subtile fluid filling the interplanetary spaces, the researches of Ampère made known the mutual actions of currents, and founded electrodynamics.

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