Saturday 15 August 2015

The True Story Behind Ben Franklin's Lightning Experiment

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Most of us were taught that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity by tying a key to a kite and standing in a thunderstorm. Though Franklin is believed to have completed his lightning experiment, he wasn't the first to do so.

Nor was he the first scientist to study charged particles. Sorry everyone, your childhood science teacher sort of lied to you. Here's the true story.

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