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10 Little-Known Facts about André-Marie Ampère

Almost everyone who works in the electrical industry knows the unit for measuring electric current is named in honor of André-Marie Ampère, the person who discovered that a wire carrying electric current can attract or repel another wire next to it that’s also carrying electric current.  But there’s much more to know about the man behind this remarkable scientific achievement. Click through this photo gallery to view 10 little-known facts regarding the French physicist and mathematician.

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