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  1. Thomas Edison , neither invented the light bulb , nor held the first patent to the...announcement that he invented the first light bulb . Edison 's light bulb , in fact, was a carbon copy...

    9 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/10/2006

  2. ...but were unsuccessful. Nonetheless, Thomas Edison considered their approach sufficiently... before embarking on his own light bulb development program. To get enough grant money...

    7 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/03/2007

  3. Edison did not invent the electric light bulb . Several ...time enough to make the light bulb commercially viable. ... electric lighting in laboratory conditions, Edison was able to bring...

    11 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 24/08/2013

  4. .... By the early 1880s he had started his own light bulb company. Thomas Edison While Swan worked in England, Thomas Edison ...

    11 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 11/10/2009

  5. Thomas Edison must have been thinking about his many failed attempts at producing an effective light bulb when he said, "Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent...

    5 Answers · Education & Reference · 09/05/2010

  6. ...that, at a time when you were lucky to get a light bulb to last a half hour the Edison light bulb was going most of the day.

    2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 04/05/2013

  7. .... The invention of the light bulb is usually attributed in...and in the United States to Thomas Alva Edison (the first to market the device successfully...

    5 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 21/03/2010

  8. ... and electrical current systems. However, today's incandescent light bulbs greatly resemble Edison 's original lamps. The major differences are the...

    7 Answers · Education & Reference · 19/12/2008

  9. In the first commercially successful bulbs , the elements were made of a strand of cotton with lamp black...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/08/2008

  10. ... Wilson Swan, and Thomas A. Edison dedicated their time and...to develop the first practical incandescent light bulb . Breakthroughs for Edison ...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/04/2007

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