The History of Technology

As early as 1600 to present day 2012, electricity is being used for the most simplest objects to the most complicated gadget‘s. Today people take electricity for granted simply by just leaving a house light on. Whereas back in the 1600’s a candle was the main source of light. In 1600, a English scientist by the name of William Gilbert was the first person to use the term Electricity. He also wrote about the electrification of many substances. With William Gilbert’s success, many scientist have followed his foot steps which led to the great inventions that we have today. Scientists like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell have proved and invented many creations that without, humanity would be lost. Benjamin Franklin proved that electricity and lightning are the same and from this he made the lightning rod, which protects buildings and bridges from lighting damage. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone and without this invention communication would lack in today’s society. Thomas Edison was the most productive electrical explorer. He invented the light b…
 


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