Who discovered that the clouds are electrically charged?

Benjamin Franklin discovered that the clouds are electrically charged. Around June 1752, Franklin conducted his famous kite experiment. By conducting the kite experiment, Franklin was able to prove that lightning was an electrical discharge and discerned that it can be charged over a conductor into the ground by providing a safe alternative path and eliminating the risk of deadly fires.

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