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Thomas Edison: A Short Biography

The Basics: Born: February 11, 1847 Lived in: Ohio and New Jersey Discovered: The “Edison effect,” or electric waves in space. This discovery allowed for the invention of radios, televisions,…

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A Brief History of Electricity

The following timeline tables list the discoveries and inventions in the history of electricity: Early Years 600 BCE: Thales of Miletus discovered static electricity. 1600 CE: William Gilbert was the first person to…

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