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Benjamin Franklin and Electricity.

Search for information about Benjamin Franklin's scientific work - in particular, his work on electricity.

Question 1

Why is Franklin such an important figure in the history of work on electricity?

Question 2

What kinds of questions did Franklin try to answer about electricity?

Question 3

Is Franklin's work on electricity connected with any of his contemporaries?

Question 4

What, if anything, did Franklin think electricity was?

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