Charles Wheatstone


Charles Wheatstone
Charles Wheatstone [Charles Wheatstone]
(1802–75) an English scientist and ↑inventor. He invented many things, including the ↑kaleidoscope (= a toy consisting of a tube containing pieces of coloured glass and mirrors which reflect these so that changing patterns are formed when the tube is turned), the electric clock and the Wheatstone bridge, a device for measuring electrical resistance. He taught ↑physics at ↑London University, and was made a ↑knight in 1868.

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