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How It All Began: The Voltaic Pile

In the year 1800, Italian physicist Alessandro Volta presented his latest invention to the Royal Society in London. His Voltaic Pile was the first battery. For the first time, a permanent flow of electricity could be created and held over a long period; a scientific sensation that paved the way into the electric age. The

Can you still imagine living your day-to-day life without the mobile power supply that a battery provides? Our lives would be far less safe, accurate, and simple. Our phones would still be attached to a cord. The smartphones that allow us to make calls to anywhere would be inconceivable. We’d have to open the garage