Baghdad Battery

The Baghdad Battery, How Humans Discovered Electricity

April 24, 2009 / 1 Comment

The mysterious Baghdad Battery is arguably mankind's very first device to produce usable levels of electricity, similar to a battery. But it's true, an inefficient battery. While many believe Benjamin Franklin to be the father of electricity, history goes back more than two thousand years when Ancient Greeks discovered that rubbing fur on amber causes an attraction between the two. But did ...