Day: December 20, 2022

21 December: Tribute to Prokop Diviš

Prokop Diviš (26 March 1698 – 21 December 1765) was a Czech Catholic priest, theologian, and natural scientist. He is best known for his invention of the atmospheric electrostatic machine, a device that generated static electricity from the atmosphere, and his research on electricity and meteorology.

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