Kite and key electrical engineering infographic

The electrical research event most people know of is Benjamin Franklin’s Kite & Key. The legend goes that Benjamin Franklin tied a key to a kite and flew that kite in a lightning storm to prove electricity was a natural occurrence. This act of reckless abandon to understand our world, although not historically accurate, is respected because of the bravery.

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Royal Dutch Mint

The Dutch coins for daily use have been minted in Utrecht since 1567. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Mint in Utrecht was a state owned organizations Rijks Munt. In 1994 it was restructured and became the Nederlandse Munt N.V. with the Ministry of Finance as the sole shareholder. By Royal degree in 1999 the designation Royal​ was added.

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Royal Dutch Mint

The Dutch coins for daily use have been minted in Utrecht since 1567. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Mint in Utrecht was a state owned organizations Rijks Munt. In 1994 it was restructured and became the Nederlandse Munt N.V. with the Ministry of Finance as the sole shareholder. By Royal degree in 1999 the designation Royal​ was added.

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