A retrospective: Alessandro Volta

Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta, was born in Como, Lombardy, Italy in 1745, to Filippo and Donna Volta, who came from noble ancestry. His father died when he was young, and his uncle homeschooled him until he was twelve, when he began studies at a Jesuit boarding school. Despite his families wishes, the school attempted … Continue reading A retrospective: Alessandro Volta