Thomas Edison

Inventor of the light bulb

Facts about Edison

The light bulb made the development of,

-The parallel circuit

-a durable light bulb

-an underground connector netwok

-devices for maintaining constant voltage

-safety fuses and insulating materials

-light sockets with on and off switches

Edison's rivalry

-While Edison was making the light bulb (First electrical current) there was also a competitor that was trying to create the first electrical current befre him. His name was Nicola Tesla. Some people believe that Tesla was better the Edison.

Edison's biggist challenge

-Edison's biggist challenge was the development of a pratical incandescent, electric light.