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Edison, Nobel, and Leonardo da Vinci

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Featuring 3 Great Inventors: Thomas Alva Edison, Alfred Nobel, and Leonardo Da Vinci Through time, inventors and innovators have seized opportunities at the expense of their personal lives to create what the world is benefiting now. Often, these men and women are so capable of innovative thoughts that they don’t make just one contribution to the world but many. Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931) American inventor who invented the light bulb and motion pictures among many of his patents. He is considered the most productive inventor in his day, receiving over …Read more

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Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison
Virologists

Profiles Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor of gramophone who laid foundation of electric lighting & lamp, and electronics through “Edison Effect.” Thomas Alva Edison (b. 1847-d.1931), was born on February 11, 1847,  in Milan, Ohio. Edison was the most productive American inventor of his day, receiving more than a thousand patents for applications of scientific principles.  Also a businessman, he …Read more

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Heinrich Göbel and the Incandescent Light Bulb

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Inventor Heinrich Göbel, later Henry Goebel (April 20, 1818 – December 4, 1893), was a precision mechanic born in Springe, Germany. In 1848, he emigrated to New York City and lived there until his death in December 4, 1893. He changed his nationality in 1865. In 1893, the American public and in Europe took notice of him by reporting that he …Read more

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