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Alessandro Volta’s Big Discovery

The power source for many of our modern devices had its humble beginnings due to dissected frog legs. Pavia University Physics professor and student of chemistry, Alessandro Volta was in disagreement with anatomist Luigi Galvani. The two men disagreed over … Continue reading

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Long Distance AC Inaugurated

How often do we think about the electrical power we use each day in our lives?  We flip on lights, charge our devices, control the heating and cooling of our homes and businesses, and so much more with electricity. The … Continue reading

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Nikola Tesla Day

I woke up this morning and shut off the alarm before its scheduled chirp ten minutes later.  I flicked on a lamp then padded out to run my electric shaver over my neck and upper cheeks.  I turned down the … Continue reading

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