Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fact of the Day: First Battery

The first battery was invented by the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta in 1800. The battery's name was the Voltaic Pile, which was comprised of copper and zinc discs. 

4 comments:

Shaw said...

I would have thought the first battery would have been made from a potato

Christine said...

I so admire these smart people who made such a difference to the world.

A Lady's Life said...

I agree with Christine.
I keep trying to invent something and so far.... zilch lol

Anna and Klaudia said...

Interesting post :)

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