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Gauss Cooke




Wilhelm Eduard 




Wittenberg (Saxony Germania) 24.October.1804- Göttingen 23.June.1891

Telegraph  galvanometric

In 1833 Gauss together built the first telegraph lines, about one km long between the observatory and university physics laboratory (for private use) in the city of Gottiga consists of a button, a battery and a receiver unit galvanometro the Physical whose fame is linked to the work done with Gauss on terrestrial magnetism, to him we owe the electromagnetic measurement system.     
In his honour was named the unit of magnetic flux in the international metric system
Source: The one hundred years that followed the industrial revolution