History Of Electricity

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  • Jan 1, 600

    Thales

    Thales
    Rubbed Amber With A Piece Of Fur & Discovered That The Amber Could Pick Up Light Objects.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    William Gilbert

    William Gilbert
    Discovered That Diamonds, Sapphires, sulfur, Resin And Many More Substances Attract Objects Also.
  • Jan 1, 1550

    Girolamo Cardan

    Girolamo Cardan
    Discovered That Amber Attracts Small Objects Because It Contains Fatty Fluid.
  • Otto Von Guericke

    Otto Von Guericke
    Invented The First Machine That Produced Electricity In Large Amounts.
  • Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin
    Discovered That Electricity Consists Of Fluid Made Up Of Positive & Negative Charges
  • Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin
    Performed His Famous Kite Experiment To Prove That Lightning Was Electrical.
  • Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin
    Died At The Age Of 84.
  • Alessandro Volta

    Alessandro Volta
    Reasoned That There Must Be Salt Water In Frog, And When The Metal Touched It, It Produced Electricity. This Led Him To The Invention Of The First Battery.
  • Georg Simon Ohm

    Georg Simon Ohm
    Ohm's Law Is That 1 Ohm Of Resistance Makes A Potential Difference Of 1 Volt Produce A Current Of 1 Ampere
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Invented The Phonograph.
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Invented The First Light Bulb.
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Passed An Electric Current THrough A Carbon Filament So That It Glowed.
  • Nikola Telsa

    Nikola Telsa
    Invented A System That Transmitted Alternating Current (AC)
  • Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla
    Invented The Induction Motor
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Lived From 1847-1931