Wilhelm Eduard Weber

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Wilhelm Weber
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Born Wilhelm Eduard Weber
24 October 1804(1804-10-24)
Wittenberg, Saxony, Haly Roman Empire
Died 23 Juin 1891(1891-06-23) (aged 86)
Göttingen, Hanover, Proushie
Naitionality Germany
Alma mater Varsity o Halle
Varsity o Göttingen
Kent for First uise o c for speed o licht
Wirk on magnetism
Electrodynamometer
Telegraphy
Awairds Copley Medal (1859)
Matteucci Medal (1879)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Varsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Halle
Varsity o Leipzig
Doctoral advisor Johann Salomo Christoph Schweigger
Doctoral students Ernst Abbe
Friedrich Kohlrausch
Eduard Riecke
Ither notable students Gottlob Frege
Arthur Schuster
Signatur Wilhelm Eduard Weber sig.jpg
Notes
The SI unit o magnetic flux is named efter him. He wis the brither o Ernst Heinrich Weber an Eduard Friedrich Weber. His faither wis Michael Weber.

Wilhelm Eduard Weber (German: [ˈveːbɐ]; 24 October 1804 – 23 Juin 1891) wis a German pheesicist an, thegither wi Carl Friedrich Gauss, inventor o the first electromagnetic telegraph.