5.8 Energy Timeline

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  • Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin
    Nature of Electricity discovered
  • Alessandro Volta

    Alessandro Volta
    Ist Electric Battery invented by Alessandro Volta
  • Humphry Davy

    Humphry Davy
    invented first "Arc Lamp"
  • Michael Faraday

    Michael Faraday
    1st electric motor
  • Georg Ohm

    Georg Ohm
    defined relationship between poweer voltage, current, and resistance in "Ohms Law"
  • Joseph Henry

    Joseph Henry
    invented the electrical relay to send electric currents long distances
  • Charles Brush

    Charles Brush
    invented "open coil" generator that could produce a steady current of electricity
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    invented the incandascentlight bulb
  • E.W.V. Siemens

    E.W.V. Siemens
    the electic streetcar invented by E.M.V. Siemens
  • Westinghouse Electric Co. lights the Chicago World's Fair

  • Construction of Boulder Dam begins