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Look at that! Study of currents is an electricfying experience

 

November 22, 2019

Hello, to all the electricity users out there, and that includes most of us. Hopefully, your coffee maker went on this morning, your cell phone was charged, the toaster worked, and your car headlights went on during your dark morning commute.

All of these activities most of us depend on are driven by the movement of small subatomic particles called electrons; there is a reason the words "electron" and "electricity" are related to one another. How in the heck do we get these tiny, negatively charged electrons to move?

Hopefully, you remember that electrons are the tiny bits that surround th...



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