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Lights On

Today we celebrate the 129th birthday of the electric light bulb. Using a carbon string in a vacuum, Edison managed to create a light bulb that lasted half a day. So, happy b-day!

The original light bulb submitted to the US patent office by Edison

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October 21, 2008 - Posted by | General Science, Other | , , , , , , , , , ,

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