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Joseph Henry

Albany, N.Y. 17.December.1797-Washington 13.May.1878

Biographical Notes



It leads its studies in the Academy of Albany N.Y. It becomes teacher in the same academy of mathematics and natural philosophy from 1826 to the 1832. 1830 University of Princeton offers the chair of natural Philosophy that is accepted from Henry. 1831 Invent the relè. 1832 discovers the self-induction. From 1832 to the 46 he is teaching near the College Princeton in the New Jersey.1840 Becomes secretary of the foundation - Smithsonian Institution.