James E. Dukes Executed

The Last Death By Electric Chair in Chicago

On February 18th, sometime before the Pandemic, I was pondering what to write about and discovered that Italian Physicist Alessandro Volta was born February 18, 1745.  Volta is credited with inventing the first chemical battery and separating and identifying the odorless gas, methane.  You can probably deduce by his name that the term to describe … Read more