faraday faraday  /ˈfæ rə ˌdeɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)

News

  1. Click & Clack Talk Cars: Best cars in a solar crisis

    Dear Tom and Ray: With talk about the potential (though unlikely) event of a large solar flare directly hitting Earth, some high-tech engineering types are discussing the merits of using homemade Faraday cages to protect electronics and power-generating equipment and vehicle computers.
    on September 21, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

  2. Solar flare paranoia? Go with a '70s car and tinfoil

    Dear Tom and Ray:     With talk about the potential (though unlikely) event of a large solar flare directly hitting Earth, some high-tech engineering types are discussing the merits of using homemade Faraday cages to protect electronics and power-generating equipment and vehicle computers. Rather than place in the garage a large, galvanized steel container that's large enough to park a car in ...
    on September 19, 2013     Source: The Hook

Quotes

  • Baroness Susan Greenfield, Director, said: "We are delighted to welcome Professor Pankhurst and his team to the new Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory as part of the refurbished Royal Institution. This exciting development is the latest chapter in the...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Susan Greenfield Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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