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ERIC Number: EJ020654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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The Life and Work of Sir Charles Wheatstone, 1802-75
Money, C.
Phys Educ, 5, 1, 34-36, 70 Jan
A biographical account of the life and scientific contributions of Charles Wheatstone is presented. Besides his invention of the "wheatstone bridge", Wheatstone suggested the use of rotating mirrors for measuring small time intervals and spectroscopic analysis of metals. He also invented numerous devices in electric telegraph systems and investigated the nature of electromagnetic phenomena, color and aniline dyes. (LC)
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