Video: Nobel Laureaute On The Contributions & Achievements Of Benjamin Franklin

I just found this video via the Harvard at home program. “1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dudley Herschbach shares his views on the contributions and achievements of Benjamin Franklin.”

Click On The Individual Chapters Below To Access The Videos

I. Introduction to Franklin and Early Experiments with Electricity

II. Invention and Demonstration of the Lightning Rod

III. The Lightning Rod from Grounding to the Supernatural

IV. Franklin as Diplomat and His Importance in the Revolutionary War

V. Lesser-known Scientific Contributions by Franklin

VI. Current Perception of Franklin and His Honors

VII. Perspectives on Scientific Experimentation and Society

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01. August 2009 by Miguel Barbosa
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