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Flipping the Light Switch for Two Billion People Off the Grid


Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, humans, interesting, energy, research, study, technology )

Frans
- 422 days ago - industrytap.com
In 600 B.C., Thales of Miletus noted "amber" became charged when rubbed. A millennium later, in 1600, the term "electricity" was coined by William Gilbert based on the Greek word for amber....



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Roger Garin-michaud (113)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 2:54 pm
noted, thanks
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 3:21 pm
It's a good thing. However, I think maybe it would have been better if some of the power would have been solar, like in the schools...Thank you.
 

A F. (132)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 3:31 pm
Thank you
 

Valerie H. (136)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 3:45 pm
Interesting article, thank you for sharing.....
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 8:21 pm
Fascinating. Solar power would also be wonderful but certainly bringing illumination into many lives is something desirable.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 12:41 am
noted
 
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