Do you know who is Michael Faraday

posted on: 09/22/2014

To-day is the birth day of the scientist “Michael Faraday” who is known as “Father of Electricity”.

We enjoy the utility of Electricity and it has become inevitable and the credit goes to Faraday. It is surprise to not, such a great scientist Faraday, was forced to discontinue his studies when he in his 14 year itself.

Faraday was born on September 22, 1791 in Britain. He belongs to a poor family in Britain. His father was a Goldsmith and Faraday started working in low profile nature jobs and from the money what he had earned only he managed his studies. Young Faraday worked as an assistant to a book binder for 7 years and in those 7 years he read all the books which his owner took for binding.

His contribution to Electro magnetism and Electro Chemistry is noteworthy. He listened to the lectures of the famous scientist Humphrey Davy, took hints and send everything to him. It captivated Davy. Davy, once lost his vision in an accident, and at that time he took Faraday as his assistant, based on his request. Davy helped him to join in the laboratory of Royal society. Faraday did remarkable researches about Electricity in 1831. The practical uses of Electricity came to existence only in 19th century. He is also considered as “Father of Electro Magnetism”. Michael Faraday proved the relationship between Magnetism and Electricity. He is the one who invented the first dynamo. He rectified the process of Extraction of Metals by Electrolysis. He found Elector Magnetic Induction.
He found, the principle, wherever a magnet is moved to and fro in cool electricity can be produced. This is the base for invention of Electric Generator and Transform. Being a good writer he wrote a book called, “The chemical history of candle”. His “Faraday’s is useful to explain the structure of Molecules. Faraday is the first scientist who found the liquefaction method of gases.

Today's history is the beacon light to todays students who aspire to become scientist.

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