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From books to batteries

The laws governing electrolysis developed by Michael Faraday, who originally trained as a bookbinder, led to the determination of the Faraday constant, as Daren Caruana recounts.

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Caruana, D. From books to batteries. Nat. Phys. 17, 1278 (2021).

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