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How to make a difference of potential inside a fly (with video)

  1. Nov 4, 2011 #1

    fluidistic

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    I don't understand how could the fly get electrocuted. How to make a difference of potential through the fly in this video? .
     
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    I believe she closed the circuit though legs. Just like you would if you touched phase and null.

    Although this is true if that device, that is electrocuting it, has a lot of small + - exits on its surface, so that the fly can close the circuit and get shocked.

    This is purely my guess.
     
  4. Nov 4, 2011 #3


    AC is lethal
     
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  5. Nov 4, 2011 #4

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    They'd put anything on Youtube. Yuck.
     
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  6. Nov 4, 2011 #5
    I always hated T.A. Edison. Despite his contribute to my field of study.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2011 #6

    dlgoff

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    Well, we have come a long way since then. :wink:
     
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