• Question: can you capture electricity and then fire it from a gun ?

    Asked by lloydsmilkyben to Ben, Clare, Ezzy, Mario, Sam on 15 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Elizabeth Pearson

      Elizabeth Pearson answered on 14 Mar 2012:

      Sounds like you’re thinking of tesla coils. You don’t ‘capture’ electricity though. You create it then harness it.

    • Photo: Clare Burrage

      Clare Burrage answered on 15 Mar 2012:

      You can make electricity using a generator, and you can store it using batteries. There are guns that stun people using electricity, they’re called tasers.