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Myth 2: Thales of Miletus

Thales of Miletus

A second myth about the discovery of electricity involves Thales of Miletus (Greece 624 BC-ca.546 BC).

Find TWO sources claiming that Thales was the first person to find electricity.

What story do they tell about Thales and 'amber'?

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