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1827 1882 19471992 1752 1977 1711 187918211800 1897 1979 1911 1675 19131933 Electricity Timeline Works Cited 600 BC.

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1 Electricity Timeline Works Cited 600 BC

2 600 B.C. Ancient Greeks discover Static Electricity. Timeline

3 1675 Robert Boyle stated that electric attraction and repulsion can move across a vacuum. Timeline

4 1711 After eons of superstitious imaginations about electricity, Ben Franklin figured out that static electricity and lightning were the same. His correct understanding of the nature of electricity paved the way for the future. Timeline

5 1752 Benjamin Franklin conducted his dangerous experiment of flying a kite during a thunderstorm. Timeline

6 1800 Alessandro Volta created the first electric battery. Timeline

7 1821 Michael Faraday invented the first electric motor. Timeline

8 1827 In Berlin, George Simon Ohm stated Ohm’s Law in a work titled DIE GALVANISCHE KETTE MATHEMATISCH BEARBEITET. It stated V= I * R. Timeline

9 1879 First commercial power station opens in San Francisco; it uses Brush generator and arc lights. Timeline

10 1882 Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street Station appears. First hydroelectric station opens in Wisconsin. Timeline

11 1897 JJ Thomson’s experiments led to the discovery of Electrons. Timeline

12 1911 Willis Haviland Carrier invented and patented the Air Conditioner. Timeline

13 1913 The first home Electric refrigerator, “The Domelre,” was placed on the market in Chicago to be sold for $900. Timeline

14 1933 FDR established the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Timeline

15 1947 The team of John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain, scientists at the Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey created the “point-contact” transistor amplifier. Timeline

16 1977 New York City blackout occurred. Department of Energy (DOE) formed. Timeline

17 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident happened. Timeline

18 1992 National Energy Policy Act. Timeline

19 Works Cited Source:http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/history/timelines/electricity.html a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen- US%3Aofficial_s&hl=en&q=first+electric+battery&btnG=Google+Searc hhttp://www.google.com/search?client=firefox- a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen- US%3Aofficial_s&hl=en&q=first+electric+battery&btnG=Google+Searc h arrier.htmlhttp://www.northstar.k12.ak.us/schools/ryn/projects/inventors/carrier/c arrier.html Timeline


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