Relevant Pioneer Quotes – Michael Faraday

michael-faradayThe Bible, and it alone, with nothing added to it nor taken away from it by man, is the sole and sufficient guide for each individual, at all times and in all circumstances…For faith in the divinity and work of Christ is the gift of God, and the evidence of this faith is obedience to the commandment of Christ.” 

– Michael Faraday, as quoted in Bence Jones’ work The Life and Letters of Michael Faraday, Vol. 1 (1870)

√ Source of quotes: http://www.nmsciencefoundation.org/quotes.htm

√ Source of image: http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/PictDisplay/Faraday.html

Michael Faraday (1791 – 1867) was a British chemist and physicist who contributed greatly to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry
In 1821, he published a work on electromagnetic rotation
This became the basis for the first electric motor

In 1831, Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction
This became the driving principle behind the electric transformer and generator
This discovery was key in enabling electricity to become the engine of future technological advancement

√ Source of information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/faraday_michael.shtml