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Ben Franklin

-Probably the most popular story of lightning involves old Ben Franklin.

-Benjamin Franklin is credited with testing and discovering the effects of electricity through his historic kite flying experiment in Philadelphia in 1752.

-The problem he and others had with lightning was capturing that energy and putting it to practical work.

-It wasn’t until the 19th century when guys like Teslua, Edison & Westinghouse were able to take the power in lightning bolt called electricity and put it into practical use. That is they made electricity work.

-These guys took the powerful potential of lightning and changed the world.

-Today we are dependant on the work of electricity.