How electrical energy powers the light bulb in your house

You do not need a wire to transfer electrical energy. You do need a wire to harness electrical energy and turn it into something else (e.g. light).

Derek posted a video on his Veritasium channel about the big misconception about electricity. You don’t have to watch it, as I will summarize it below, but I highly recommend you to.

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