Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fact of the Day: Faraday Balloon

While Michael Faraday is considered one of the greatest scientific minds of the 19th century, he also made a rather simple invention while doing work in a laboratory. He made the first balloon as he was doing an experiment with hydrogen. 

15 comments:

  1. Really?? They always spoke about Michael Faraday in the show Lost.

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  2. Sometimes the simplest things last and last

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  3. Whilst doing something else he discovered. We hear that so often..

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  4. This is an important discovery, yo! :D

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  5. Great and fun fact, Adam. ;)

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  6. Ah, didn't know that!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  7. Very interesting fact, I was wondering who invented balloons.

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  8. And his invention is still going strong today!

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  9. One very important invention. What would we use to celebrate with otherwise?

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