Sir Charles Wheatstone


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Noun1.Sir Charles Wheatstone - English physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802-1875)Sir Charles Wheatstone - English physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802-1875)
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Ellis and Sir Charles Wheatstone, who did far more than they ever knew to forward Bell in the direction of the telephone.
As he was then in England, his first step was naturally to visit Sir Charles Wheatstone, the best known English expert on telegraphy.
Based at his sumptuous Penllergare estate he also helped his friend Sir Charles Wheatstone with the first ever experiments in sub-marine telegraphy, carried out off Mumbles.
Brit Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802-1975) invented the stereoscope in 1838.