What is Wheatstone?

  • (noun): English physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802-1875).
    Synonyms: Sir Charles Wheatstone

Some articles on wheatstone:

Wheatstone, New Zealand
... Wheatstone is a locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island ... Wheatstone is slightly inland from the coastline of the Pacific Ocean ...
Barnwood
... Samuel and Anne Bubb, who were grandparents of the inventor Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802–75), lived at Barnwood Manor House ... In later years Wheatstone often returned to Barnwood ... A local public house is named The Wheatstone Inn after him ...
Alexander Bain (inventor) - Biography - Career
... problems to the editor of the Mechanics Magazine, who introduced him to Sir Charles Wheatstone ... Bain demonstrated his models to Wheatstone, who, when asked for his opinion, said "Oh, I shouldn't bother to develop these things any further! There's no future in them." Three months later ... Wheatstone tried to block Bain's patents, but failed ...
Charles Wheatstone
... Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS (6 February 1802 – 19 October 1875), was an English scientist and inventor of many scientific breakthroughs of the Victorian era ... However, Wheatstone is best known for his contributions in the development of the Wheatstone bridge, originally invented by Samuel Hunter Christie ...
Cooke And Wheatstone Telegraph - Inventors
... telegraph arose from a collaboration between William Fothergill Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, best known to schoolchildren from the eponymous Wheatstone bridge ... Wheatstone, on the other hand, was an academic with no interest in commercial ventures ... acting for Cooke and John Frederic Daniell acting for Wheatstone ...