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  1. Automatic Kettle — 2021-08-14 20:44:42
    …ly produced in spun copper and polished chrome. ==1955== Before this kettle was introduced in 1955, boiling water by electricity could be a hazardous affair. Not only did some early electric kettles boil the water by making it live, if the kettle w…
  2. Internal Combustion Engine — 2021-08-11 11:45:10
    …e url="Herbert_akroyd_stuart_plaque.jpg" class="right" title="Herbert Akroyd plaque" width="200" }} They would provide electricity for lighting the **Taj Mahal**, the Rock of Gibraltar, the **Statue of Liberty** (chosen after Hornsby won the oil engi…
  3. Electric Generator — 2021-08-10 08:26:18
    …orce. Because of his early reading and experiments with the idea of force, he was able to make important discoveries in electricity later in life. He eventually became a chemist and physicist. == Electromagnetic Rotation == {{Image url="WindTurbine.…
    …ng", Michael Faraday made one of his greatest discoveries - electromagnetic induction: the "induction" or generation of electricity in a wire by means of the electromagnetic effect of a current in another wire. The induction ring was the **first elect…
  4. Aluminium — 2021-08-09 22:06:56
    …lly in its purest form so it was not discovered until the 19th century with developments in chemistry and the advent of electricity. Aluminium was one of the newest metals to be discovered by humans. == Extracting from the Ore == Alum salts have bee…
  5. Light Bulb — 2021-08-09 21:56:27
    … was made in the 18th century by E.Kinnersley and later by **Humphry Davy**, an English scientist. He experimented with electricity using an immense electric battery. When he connected wires to his battery and a piece of carbon, the carbon glowed, pro…
    …t by William Sawyer and others. By 1889, 10 years after the patent, there were only 710 customers. The problem was that electricity and its support infrastructure cost too much and, of course, had to be installed. Ten more years later, after electric…
  6. Steam Engine — 2021-08-08 20:42:29
    …tton and iron mills are all powered by Watt’s engines, driving the **Industrial Revolution**. The term '**watt**' in electricity is named after James Watt to describe the power produced. And he coined the term **horsepower** when describing his eng…
  7. Electric Toaster — 2020-12-01 01:05:39
    …elmsford premises to form Crompton and Co in 1878, it soon became the country's leading distributor and manufacturer of electricity generating and lighting systems. <<{{image url="Light_bulb.gif" title="Incandescent light bulb" width="200" }}<< Cro…
  8. Hydroelectric Power — 2020-08-17 09:05:43
    …tric incandescent lighting, a dish washer, a vacuum cleaner and a washing machine. {{tag ids="Cragside Armstrong Hydroelectricity power electricity dynamo"}} …
  9. Vacuum Flask — 2017-05-02 15:07:40
    … He was the first person to liquefy, and later solidify, hydrogen and show that metals had increased ability to conduct electricity at low temperatures. Using charcoal as an absorbing agent, he separated hydrogen, neon and helium from the air and cr…

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