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Each metal has a certain power, which is different from metal to metal, of setting the electric fluid in motion.
The language of experiment is more authoritative than any reasoning: facts can destroy our ratiocination—not vice versa.
Heroes of physics, Argonauts of our time
Who leaped the mountains, who crossed the seas …
You have confirmed in uncomfortable places
What Newton knew without leaving his study.
In fact, no opinion should be with fervor. No one holds with fervor that 7 x 8 = 56 because it can be shown to be the case. Fervor is only necessary in commending an opinion which is doubtful or demonstrably false.
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February 18, 1745
March 5, 1827
Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian physicist, chemist, and a pioneer of electricity and power, who is credited as the inventor of the electrical battery and the discoverer of methane.
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