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  1. #1 Static electricity(newbie question) 
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    I'm only young so to all the pros this'll be an easy one to answer.
    How is electricity created when two things are rubbed together, eg. in a van de graff generator????


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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaParticle
    I'm only young so to all the pros this'll be an easy one to answer.
    How is electricity created when two things are rubbed together, eg. in a van de graff generator????
    Electrons from one material are mechhanically stripped off and attached to a second material.


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    Thanks![/quote]
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