How Thomas Edison Invented the Light Bulb — And Lots of Myths About Himself

  “As there is no oxygen to burn,” said Mr. Edison, “you can readily see that this piece of carbon will last an ordinary life-time. It has the property of resisting the heat of the current of electricity, while at the same time it becomes incandescent, and gives out one of the most brilliant lights Read more about How Thomas Edison Invented the Light Bulb — And Lots of Myths About Himself[…]