Who invented electricity?

Answer Well, no one really "invented" electricity, but you can ask who discovered it. While people have known about the powerful effects of lightning for thousands of years, the first person to discover t... Read More »

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Who invented solar electricity?

The invention of solar electricity can be credited to a range of people throughout history. The first person to discover photoelectricity was Heinrich R. Hertz, and the first person to describe a w... Read More »

Who invented the making of electricity with magnets?

The theory of electromagnetism was put forth by Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894), a German physicist. Hertz built the first electromagnet, designed to use magnets to produce electricity, based on James C... Read More »

Who invented pickleball&what year was it invented?

Pickleball was invented in 1965 by Joel Pritchard and Bill Bell. The court included a badminton net that had been lowered to a height of 36 inches. A plastic ball was used along with paddles that w... Read More »

Are there any problems using appliances purchased for 120v 60Hz electricity on 120v 50Hz electricity?

A very important note There is no such thing as a 120 volt 50 Hz service! (But see >> Correction!