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The Modern Electric Age in Relation to Faraday's Discovery of Electromagnetic Induction

Nature volume 128, pages 356359 (29 August 1931) | Download Citation

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THE Faraday centenary celebrations in London in September will commemorate the discovery of electromagnetic induction by the great experimental scientific worker, Michael Faraday, one hundred years ago, in the laboratory of the Royal Institution. The principle involved in that discovery has proved of the greatest importance to the whole civilised world during the century which has since elapsed. The whole world, therefore, joins in the commemoration of an event which, in salient measure, has led up to practical electrical applications tending to interlink many nations in the conjoint use of electric power.

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    • A. E. KENNELLY

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