kids encyclopedia robot

Charles-Augustin de Coulomb facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (14 June 1736-23 August 1806) was a French physicist, known for his research on the properties of electricity. He also did research on the friction of fluids. Today, the SI unit for electric charge, the coulomb is named after him. He is one of the 72 people to have his name written on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.



Images for kids

kids search engine
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.