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On This Day – September 22 : British scientist Michael Faraday was born on this day in 1791

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He was one of the most influential men in the history of science. He helped formulate the concept of a magnetic field by experimenting with magnets and electrical wires. The amount of electrical charge in one mole of electrons is called a ‘Faraday’ in honour of his achievements.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar