Pioneers in Electricity and Magnetism

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This website has a list of Inventors, Engineers and Scientists who helped shape the modern world. Click on each person to read an essay about their work. There are many people listed I had never heard of.
From the website:

Ampere, Celsius, Kelvin, Hertz, Tesla: These terms are familiar to all science students. Behind them is a group of scientists who went down in history for their groundbreaking work in magnetism and electricity.

Who were these brilliant inventors, physicists and chemists, and what lasting contributions did they make to their fields - and to our lives? Get to know these pioneers by visiting the individual pages below, which are hosted on our sister site at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida.

Molecular Expressions: Pioneers in Electricity and Magnetism