...word electricity comes from the Greek word "ηλεκτρον" (electron), which means amber. The knowledge about the electricity comes from a period of 600 BC when the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus described the phenomenon in amber, which if rubbed by wool, attracts light bits of matter. Over time, it has been found that other materials can get electrified: various kinds of resins, hard rubber, glass, porcelain and others.
...the first law on the atmospheric pressure was formulated by Robert Boyle. He and his assistant Robert Hook conducted a series of experiments. They found that in the vacuum pen and a metal object fall at the same speed, and that a sound is transmitted through it. They found also that objects can not burn in the vacuum, and that the animals cannot live in it.
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