(1775-1836) Ampere studied magnetic fields and electric currents. He developed the science of electromagnetism, although he called it "electrodynamics." The measurement of electric current called the ampere is named after him.
Super Scientists: Andre Marie Ampere
[ Kids/Teens ] A brief biography of this scientist, and links to other sites with information about him.
University of St Andrews, Scotland: André Marie Ampère
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] His life and the awards he received.
Wikipedia: André-Marie Ampère
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information about his life and contributions to physics.
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