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    History of Electricity

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    civilization known to understand electricity was the ancient Greeks because of the electric fish in the Nile River. In the 1600’s William Gilbert an English Physician studied electricity and magnetism; studies were continued by other researchers such as Robert Boyle and Benjamin Franklin. Then by the 1800’s scientist Allesandro Volta had identified a way to harness electricity in a battery format and he had also discovered the chemical reactions that electricity could produce. Volta also invented

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    The Story of Electricity

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    In a recent newspaper article (Guernsey electricity supply ‘more’ expensive in May 2012) it stated that electricity costs are going to increase and supplies would become unreliable or erratic. It is obvious that this will cause a considerable distress and discomfort for the residents of Guernsey because electricity is needed for warmth and lighting. The purpose of this essay is to describe how and why electricity has become such an important part of people’s lives. By way of background, it is

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    Electricity Production

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    Electricity is a necessity in our lives. Many people can’t function daily without it. Everything in a home functions primarily with electricity. It takes great precision and a lot of around the clock work to insure power is available for use. The process of producing electricity is taken for granted by most people because it seems to always be readily available. No one truly appreciates the need for electricity until the power goes out. Many years ago, food was kept cool in ice boxes, houses were

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    The History of Electricity Luigi Galvani (1737-1798) was an Italian physician and physicist. He was one of the first to investigate the phenomenon of what came to be named as 'bioelectrogenesis'. Galvani reported a series of experiments he had been conducting since 1780 where fog's legs violently contracted if a metal scalpel accidentally touched a certain leg nerve during dissection. He showed that contractions occurred when the operator made contact with the nerve by means of an electric

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    Humans these days take electricity for granted. We don’t truly understand what life was like without it. Most young adults will tell you their life does not depend on electricity, but they aren’t fooling anyone. They all know that their life depends on electricity; whether it’s television, their phone, Google, or the lights in their house. We need to stop taking those things for granted and give credit where credit is due. That is why I chose to write about the scientists who contributed to the discovery

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    The early studies of the history of electricity have been researched over several hundreds of years. There are several forerunners and inventors that laid the foundation for us to build upon; however I will only list a few. First, Otto von Guericke created the first machine that produced static electricity in 1660. Second, in 1675 Robert Boyle discovered that attraction and repulsion could be attained through a vacuum. Third, Alessandro Volta created the first battery in 1800, which consisted

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    Electricity Generation

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    Electricity is a secondary form of energy, the primary being fossil fuels, which are used to generate it. The world’s production of electricity was twelve trillion kilowatt hours in 1997, and is expected to be close to twenty-one trillion kilowatt hours by 2020. (Fay and Golomb, 2002, 16) This is a cause of concern because based on the United States Department of Energy’s International Energy Outlook 1997 the world’s electricity generation is primarily (63%) from fossil fuels, which release large

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    Static Electricity Essay

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    of electricity can measure up to 3,000 volts? Electricity is all around us. It powers cars, computers, cell phones, television sets, stoves, air conditioners, and gives us light. What is electricity? A simple definition would be a type of energy that can build up in one place or flow from one place to another, or the flow of charged atomic particles. It is a movement of charged atomic particles, called electrons, protons, and neutrons. The two main forms of electricity are static electricity and

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    What is electricity Electricity is a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as electrons or protons), either statically as an accumulation of charge or dynamically as a current?Electricity gives a wide variety of well-known effects, such as lightning, static electricity, electromagnetic induction and electric current.In addition, electricity permits the creation and reception of electromagnetic radiation such as radio waves. How is it used Electricity is used everywhere

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    Privatization of Electricity in Tanzania

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    Privatization of Electricity in Tanzania The story of Tanzania, from pre-colonialist period to present Tanzania, located in East Africa, is one of the least developed countries in the world. According to the UNDP Human Development Index, Tanzania ranked 162 out of 177 countries in the 2004 survey (UNDP:2004, HDI), with one being the most developed. According to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by Tanzanian officials for the World Bank, half of Tanzanians 36.6 million people

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