Como was a constant point of reference in life and in the work of time. The bond between the figure of the great scientist and the town by lake como, although with many ups and downs, knows no solution of continuity in the last two and a half centuries. The crystallised testimonies in this report make up an itinerary consistent that embraces the heart of the city.
Alessandro Volta was one of the most famous physicists in history: lived between the eighteenth and the Nineteenth Century, invented and perfected the electrochemical cell and discover characteristics and potential of methane, which is still today one of the gases most used for human activities. Time was a scholar and an inventor very prolific and i apply especially to the study of electrical phenomena by challenging part of the theories and knowledge on the topic of his time. The name of Alessandro Volta and linked for ever with that of electricity, which has among its units of measures the “volt” (V), in honor of one of the people who most contributed to its development in the nineteenth century.
Como town of Alessandro Volta for excellence offers a number of monuments from reference to visit, such as the birthplace of the inventor of the stack, at the temple once they turn around, the monument to once again, the torre gattoni, High School and Time.