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Benjamin Franklin and Henry Stuber
18 pages (2008/1907); 161KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00352
In 1746 Benjamin Franklin started his experiments in electricity, culminating in his identification of electricity with lightning. This selection contains 1) a letter to Peter Collinson, a Fellow of the Royal Society, describing Franklin's experiments with electricity; 2) an essay by Franklin discussing lightning, electricity and a lightning rod; and 3) a history of Franklin's results in electricity, as drawn up by Dr. Henry Stuber, a contemporary of Franklin.