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Sport Facilities Use Solar, Save on Electricity | Get Solar.com

Sport Facilities Use Solar, Save on Electricity | Get Solar.com | Electricity and Magnetism | Scoop.it
Homeowners and businesses have increasingly turned to solar to reduce their electricity costs. Large and small installations have been proven to benefit organiz

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The decade Los Angeles really lit up: Power company photographs capture the spread of electricity in the 1940s

The decade Los Angeles really lit up: Power company photographs capture the spread of electricity in the 1940s | Electricity and Magnetism | Scoop.it

Edison Company photographers also documented the process, leaving a vast archive of photos that reveal the interiors of businesses, restaurants, nightclubs,hotels and other architectural gems of early Los Angeles. 

Organised by William Deverell, history professor at University of Southern California, the pictures show life in LA in the 1940s and how the introduction of electricity impacted daily life around the home and the outside world.

It's part of an online exhibition entitled ' Form and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940–1990' and features 70,000 digitized photos from the Southern California Edison archive of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

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Magnetic Levitation: Extreme Engineering - CrazyEngineers

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Use of powerful electromagnets to develop high-speed trains, called MAGLEV (magnetic levitation) trains is being developed in a few countries, Germany being the pioneer.
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A Magnetless World

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You may not realize it, but over the years scientists and engineers have made astounding discoveries and uses with magnets.

 

Because of the incredible usefulness of magnets, the abundance of magnetic material, and the ability to create electromagnets, today’s society is riddled with magnet operated devices and machines. Take a look around and you will certainly be able to count the number of things around you that contains magnets. In fact… You are reading this on one now. Your computer, monitor, tablet, and cellphone all contain magnets.


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Crosswords - Nutrition, Science, Number, Health and Safety, Computer Terms and ICT

Crosswords - Nutrition, Science, Number, Health and Safety, Computer Terms and ICT | Electricity and Magnetism | Scoop.it
crossword,nutrition,hygiene,science,application of number,key skills,computer terms,ict,health,safety,home economics,chemistry,physics,electricity,magnetism,elements,cooking,catering,teaching,learning,interactive,revision...

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Nutrition mind benders, anyone?

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East Africa: Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity

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[IPS]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's long-term hydropower strategy is proving to be both a source of economic sustenance and contention.

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Mechanical Energy used to produce Electricity

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