Otto von Guericke Tour Map


Otto von Guericke (November 30, 1602 – May 21, 1686) was a German scientist, inventor, and politician. His major scientific achievements were the establishment of the physics of vacuums, the discovery of an experimental method for clearly demonstrating electrostatic repulsion, and his advocacy for the reality of "action at a distance" and of "absolute space". See places associated with Otto von Guericke in this tour!