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Yet another great scientist in history. He invented one of the most common household appliances, the incandescent lamp, later to be known as the light bulb. When he died on October 18, 1931, lights across the country were dimmed in his honor. Any more facts?
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1,093 inventions in his life time!
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And the total amount of all his inventions and discoveries equal up to way over 2 million dollars today.
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Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) as he was an inverntor he was also a business man...

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We should be thankful that he did invented the light, or else we will still be living with candles. It is because of his never give up attitude which make him keep trying to find a solution and eventually he finally succeeded. We can learn from his attitude.
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true however we can still live with out it it is just part of our lesure in life...
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The first great invention developed by Edison in Menlo Park was the tin foil phonograph. While working to improve the efficiency of a telegraph transmitter, he noted that the tape of the machine gave off a noise resembling spoken words when played at a high speed. This caused him to wonder if he could record a telephone message. He began experimenting with the diaphragm of a telephone receiver by attaching a needle to it. He reasoned that the needle could prick paper tape to record a message. His experiments led him to try a stylus on a tinfoil cylinder, which, to his great surprise, played back the short message he recorded, "Mary had a little lamb."
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Yes! Hense his well-known nickname
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I never knew Thomas Edison invented so many inventions. Wow!
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