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Originally posted by imbalanced
I think the question you should of asked is...
what is STATIC electricity ?
Originally posted by ShadowXIX
Want to have fun ask the same question about Gravity.
We have a good understanding of what gravity does, we think we know what gravity is. People will tell you its a property of matter proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. But the question of why atoms attract one another in this way is still not fully understood.
Well I havent found a full answer yet.
Originally posted by DragonsDemesne
I didn't see it mentioned anywhere on that website, but here is one more common misconception regarding electricity. Water does not conduct electricity. (WHAT? You ask me, knowing that if you drop a radio in your bathtub while bathing, bad things will happen) *Pure water* does not conduct electricity. The reason that 'water' seems to conduct electricity is that it has all sorts of impurities in it, and it is these impurities, in ion form, that allow electric charges to flow.
GROUND Radio is a subject which has remained on the periphery of engineering discussions for decades. It has maintained its elusive and mysterious poise because of fundamental anomalies observed when its methods are utilized, anomalies which manifest when signals are both transmitted and received directly through the ground. The inability to adequately address the associated anomalies has produced a remarkable impasse among conventional engineers. Many highly qualified such persons are quite sure that the Ground Radio phenomenon is adequately explained through classic theoretical propagation models. Experimental findings however, have brought to our attention several anomalous features of this form of Radio propagation.
Mrs. McCave was invented by Dr. Seuss. She had twenty three sons. She named them all "Dave."
Whenever we ask "WHAT IS ELECTRICITY," that's just like asking Mrs. McCave "WHO IS DAVE?"