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The Advances in Battery Composition

Posted by Noah Technologies on Feb 18, 2020 9:52:00 AM


Although the term “battery” was not used until Benjamin Franklin’s experiments in 1749, what are now called “Baghdad batteries” were first used in Mesopotamia around 200 BC. They consisted of a jar containing a copper-covered iron rod and an acidic agent such as vinegar. Their exact purpose is not known, but may have been religious or medicinal in nature.

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Topics: batteries, battery advances, technology

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