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Dr. Katie Hall and her start-up company WiTricity have developed a wireless electricity technology that may soon be appearing in buildings around the country.  It began as a “crude experiment” in which a light bulb illuminated- wire free – between two large refrigerator coils generating a magnetic field.  This magnetic field provides the electric current needed to ignite the light bulb.  Using this “‘resonance’ technology”, Dr. Hall and WiTricity hopes to create household and portable sized wireless currents to power the many electronic devices we use daily.

Soon no wires needed! (image credit: wikicommons)

Soon no wires needed!
(image credit: wikicommons)

Read more at CNN’s Make, Create, Innovate and WiTricity’s website

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Kristen E. Strubberg is the Editor-in-Chief for TGNR. Kristen founded TGNR in 2013 - seeking to create a high quality platform for original, eclectic and substantive positive news journalism by attracting expert contributors in many varying subjects. Kristen also works as a clinical medical researcher in Cardiology, with an original background in Neuroscience. Her passion for science has translated to her science-fiction specialization, with her highly adept published insights into the best of sci-fi’s popular culture. Kristen has served as TGNR’s Editor-in-Chief since 2013.

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