Let's Be Frank Episode 36

Snatching Lightning Part 1

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In this installment, Dr. Franklin shares some of the earliest experiments with electricity; from Thales the Militia and the origins of the word to Browne's Pseudodoxica Epidemica. This episode is part 1 of a four part, seasonal, arc to explore Franklin's famous experiment with the key and the kite and why it merited the global celebrity it achieved.