Invented in 1929 by American physicist Rob. J. Van De Graaff
it was built in colorado.
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Robert van de graaff was the inventor of the van de graaff generator and was also a scientistAnsweran artist from the 70' he made really good progressive rock music, highly recommended
He invented the electric generator.
You can light a fluorescent bulb
I assume you mean the "van de Graaff generator". Better for what, exactly? From what I read, they serve different purposes. Specifically as a particle accelerator, the van de Graaff generator has been superseded by other designs.
it creates an electric field around it self
No, the Van de Graaff generator can produce a large amount of charge but does not hold the charge itself. The generator must be in motion in order to produce electricity. Once the motion stops, the charge is lost.
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