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André Marie Ampère

(1775—1836) French physicist, mathematician, and philosopher

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Ampère, André Marie

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World Encyclopedia

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He founded electrodynamics (now called electromagnetism) and performed numerous experiments to investigate the magnetic effects of electric currents.

Ampère, André‐Marie

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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(1775–1836).

French physicist, founder of the science now known as electromagnetism. Ampère, a child prodigy in mathematics

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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(1775–1836) French physicist and mathematician Ampère was born in Lyons, France, where his father was a wealthy merchant. He was privately tutored, and to a large extent ... More
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Michael Faraday  

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(1791–1867)British chemist and physicist, who received little formal education. He started to experiment on electricity and in 1812 attended lectures by Sir Humphry Davy at the Royal Institution; a ...

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