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STATIC ELECTRICITY: SPARK FROM DOORKNOB<br />
Imbalance of Opposite Charges On A Surface<br />
When you scuff your shoes on a rug on a dry winter day, your body can charge up to a potential of several thousand volts. Touching a grounded object (doorknob) causes a spark to leap between it and your fingertip.

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STATIC ELECTRICITY: SPARK FROM DOORKNOB
Imbalance of Opposite Charges On A Surface
When you scuff your shoes on a rug on a dry winter day, your body can charge up to a potential of several thousand volts. Touching a grounded object (doorknob) causes a spark to leap between it and your fingertip.

Copyright:© 2006 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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