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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
WHEN did the word spread thet Thomas Edison made the light bulb?
- Theresa (age 8)
Medowbrook School, R.I.
A:
Thomas Edison produced an electric lamp that burned for two days on October 21, 1879. He publically demonstrated this light in December of 1879. There is a lot of information on Edison at http://www.edisonian.com/edlinks.htm. I found this information under the Menlo Park link.

Angela

(published on 10/22/2007)

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