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Bicentenary of Galvani

Nature volume 140, pages 391392 (04 September 1937) | Download Citation

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TEN years ago all Italy joined in honouring the memory of Volta on the centenary of his death ; now arrangements are being made at Bologna to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of his fellow countryman, Galvani, whose discoveries paved the way for those of Volta and led to the invention of the voltaic pile. Though the Galvani celebrations will not be on the same scale as those of ten years ago, they will help to recall the fundamental work done in Italy on current electricity which has had such fruitful results.

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