Piezoelectricity - why hitting crystals makes electricity

Certain crystals, like quartz will produce a voltage when hit. It's all to do with the arrangement of atoms and charge in the lattice. It's used in lots of things like piezo lighters, sensors, speakers and oscillators for timekeeping.

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-4 1. ringmaster commented 193 days ago

That's it Geekster, I'm out. sux2bu has been favoured much the last days at the cost of other users and their submitted videos. And you can't find place for a special cat video...

If each user only got one of their submitted videos posted daily...
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0 2. Judge-Jake commented 193 days ago

Oh dear oh dear oh dear, trouble at mill. :D
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+1 3. smi commented 192 days ago

Maybe hitting some crystals with a hammer would release some charge?
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-1 4. thundersnow commented 192 days ago

#1 No, please, please stay!!!! :'( ...it's true what you're saying, but stay anyways...<3:squirrel:
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0 5. Judge-Jake commented 192 days ago

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-1 6. thundersnow commented 191 days ago

#5 Great idea! :)