Sunday, July 09, 2017

There is something one doesn't see everyday; a scientist on the currency of his homeland country. That is the 10 thousand lira currency.

This is Alessandro Volta (click here). As one might guess he is the inventor or the first battery. He also identified methane.

November 1776, he found methane at Lake Maggiore, and by 1778 he managed to isolate methane.