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Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage
Researchers at Georgia Tech hurl artificial lightning at electrical equipment as part of their work to better protect utilities against lightning strikes. Read more about their research here.
Benjamin Franklin and Electrostatics
Benjamin Franklin's work with electricity was not limited to flying a kite in the middle of a storm. Find out what else he did to contribute to our knowledge of electricity at this page from Tufts University, which includes his writings and experiments.