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Thomas Edison’s Greatest Invention

The cooperative nature of science had been understood long before Edison wobbled a diaphragm. When Isaac Newton wrote, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” he was …
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Thomas A. Edison: Invention as a Cognitive Process

On the 29 th of November 1877, Thomas Edison, an American inventor and businessman, demonstrated his phonograph for the first time. It is difficult for us to imagine the kind of stir it caused as we have become so used to listening to music in practically …
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‘American Experience’ tonight shows how Thomas Edison reinvented invention

“People feel like they’re part of a God-like force that is sweeping up a backward world and turning it into an immensely sophisticated place.” Thomas Edison’s genius was so much a part of the fabric of American life by the late 1870s that when a journalist …
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Thomas Edison(1847–1931)-Inventor of the light bulb, phonograph and motion picture

They wanted time to change the minds of fellow legislators. Becoming an Inventor In 1869, Edison moved to New York City and developed his first invention, an improved stock ticker, the Universal Stock Printer, which synchronized several stock tickers …
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