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Science Images and Videos: Online Government Resources


Diagram of the first battery. [1800].  Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.

Energy today comes from a wide range of sources. Some comes from fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Clean or renewable energy sources are increasingly important to the industry, including energy produced by solar, wind, geothermal, and water. There is also nuclear energy derived from the fission of uranium atoms in nuclear power plants. The following government resources offer images related to energy.