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Stories by L. Pearce Williams

André-Marie Ampère

The first investigator to quantify the magnetic effects of electric current, Ampere was also a pioneer in the philosophy of science. His philosophy shaped his method of scientific discovery...

January 1, 1989 — L. Pearce Williams


The rise and decline of Sir Humphry Davy

October 1, 1967 — L. Pearce Williams

Humphry Davy

Widely known as the inventor of the safety lamp, he also founded modern electrochemistry, tutored Faraday and discovered sodium, potassium, calcium, barium, magnesium, strontium and chlorine...

June 1, 1960 — L. Pearce Williams
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Scientific American Unlimited

Scientific American Unlimited