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Everyday science we take for granted

By Dr Rob Bell

The modern world is a pretty wonderous place, full of things that we take for granted each and every day. In this post we take a look at just five scientific breakthroughs or inventions that have completely changed the way humans live compared to our ancestors, and thanks to scientists, we all get to enjoy the results every day.


Knowledge of electricity goes right back to the ancient Greeks with their discovery of static electricity, and the ancient Egyptians who discovered electric Nile Catfish. Fast forward many centuries, and names such as Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday, Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta and Nikola Tesla pop up, each making discoveries relating to electricity and how to harness it. Here’s a really interesting article that talks about who discovered what in the world of electricity.

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