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What are Electrical Capacitors

What are Electrical Capacitors

By: Darwin Hernandez, journalist

Electric capacitors are used to store electric energy in a circuit. In a circuit the capacitors stores energy where if the electrical charge is interrupted the electrical charge in the capacitors will...

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How An Incandescent Light Bulb Works

By: Fox Burton, Journalist
Incandescent light bulbs how they work and there parts.
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How Power Gets To Your Home

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
It's always when you flip a switch or plug in a cord, but electricity has a long way to travel to get to your house. In fact, the electricity generating station may be hundred's of miles away.
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How we Built a Two Bulb Flashlight

Instead we decided to 3-D print our shell (outer part), because with the two bulb design, a normal flashlight shell wouldn't allow us to fit everything. Finally, we take the wire that is attached to the battery holder (the side that has a bump), and we solder that wire to the other side of the diode that has the resistor attached to it. 
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The Levitating Lightbulb.

By: Aidan Bishop, Journalist
The levitating lightbulb has been an idea circulating for a while.
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Lightning

By: Jackson Steider, Reporter
Lightning, while scary and dangerous, is a beautiful sight. Many people ask, “How is lightning created, and how does it light up in the sky?”
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How Texas Couldnt Handle The Polar Vortex

How Texas Couldn’t Handle The Polar Vortex

By: Derek Oropeza-Obispo, Reporter

How three events lead to a severe winter storm that texas couldn't handle. In Mid February, cold arctic air moved south.  It's called a "Polar Vortex." It's pretty common. What was different, it went...

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The Levitating Light Bulb That Works

By: Markus Merrill, Reporter
This levitating light bulb can last 50,000 hours! It comes in shapes and sizes to fit on your desk.
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How Does Lightning Work?

By: Thomas Sites, Journalist
You may wonder why lightning strikes what is it made of. Well if you have had those thoughts this articles for you.
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What are Transistors and Resistors?

By: Aidan Musgrove, Journalist
How to Transistors and Resistors work?
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Transparent TV – Is it worth it?

By: Kamren Fuard, Reporter

In August, Xiaomi (in Beijing, China) released their new transparent tv. It is an OLED 55-inch tv with a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 120 Hz refresh rate. The complete list of statistics of the tv will...

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#BUBBLES-Learning to solder

Today s0cceRcat23 and I learned and practiced soldering. We watched two videos, and then got a demonstration. After that we each practiced twice with little pieces of wire. Next class we hope to solder...

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