Who do you think is the REAL Father of Electricity?
The most powerful force in the electronic age, the bloodstream of all businesses, academes and the World Wide Web, the cool stuff that shoots out of the Sith’s fingertips in Star Wars— electricity.
Electricity certainly has become so much of a necessity to our world today that living a day without it can cause nightmares for anyone— and I know everyone would agree with me. Almost everything around us needs electricity to work: Computers, mobile phones, television, light bulbs, washing machines, and currently the most essential to many nowadays— WiFi.
But who is to credit for this awesome discovery that has improved all of our lives today?
Three names come into mind: Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, and Sir Isaac Newton. Who do you think is the real father of electricity? Let us help by giving a short description of each, and we’ll leave YOU to decide.
Get ready to be electrified.
This guy is famous for being the eccentric genius that didn’t need the spotlight of fame. He is famous for his discovery of the Alternating Current— the electricity that powers our homes and offices today. He is the inventor of the X-ray and LASER, an invention that has been used in almost every branch of science most especially in the medical field. The concept of laser has even been used in movies like Star Wars! Yes, The lighstaber! He also invented the Radio, and to complement that he also discovered Wireless Communications. Now we know whom to thank for WiFi.
Sir Isaac Newton
Here’s a name that we’ve been hearing since our High School days. The curiosity of this physicist has benefitted almost all branches of Science known to man! As many of you know, this guy discovered gravity! He is also famous for his “Newton’s Laws of Motion”. To make it even more bad-ass, he crunched out of his brain a new set of equations and created the brain-squashing subject Calculus. This man is certainly one of a kind.
This man is the CEO and owner of one of the most trusted electronic brands today— General Electric Co. (GE). Thomas Edison is credited as the inventor of the famous light bulb. He has also patented numerous inventions that are still used by the world today. Some of these are the Motion Picture Camera— next time you watch a movie, you’ll remember him, the Fluoroscope, and Phonograph. He is also known to be an exceptionally great businessman.
These are only some of their contributions to our world today, surely they have a lot more.