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Google doodle celebrates Alessandro Volta's 270th birth anniversary

Google doodle on Wednesday celebrated 270th birth anniversary of battery inventor Alessandro Volta with a doodle on its homepage.


Google doodle celebrates Alessandro Volta's 270th birth anniversary

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Google doodle on Wednesday celebrated 270th birth anniversary of battery inventor Alessandro Volta with a doodle on its homepage.

A simple click on doodle shows a battery lighting up the letters in the word Google.

Alessandro Volta was born in 1745 in the town of Como. He became a professor of physics in 1774 at Como’s Royal School before going on to work on the development of the 'electrophorus', a device that produced static electricity.

With respect to Alessandro Volta's contribution to the electrical science that the unit of electrical potential came to be known as volt.

The Italian physicist died on March 5, 1827. A museum was built in his memory which displayed some of his experimental equipment.

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