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Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

a brilliant inventor

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edison, Thomas A. -- 1847-1931 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Edison, Thomas A. -- 1847-1931,
  • Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Inventors -- Biography,
  • Scientists -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    A look at the life of the amazing inventor and scientist.

    Edition Notes

    007-009.

    Other titlesTime for kids.
    Statementby the editors of Time for kids with Lisa deMauro.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
    SeriesTime for kids biographies
    ContributionsDeMauro, Lisa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK140.E3 T535 2005, TK140.E3 T535 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18256112M
    ISBN 100060576111, 006057612X
    LC Control Number2004014597

    One scrapbook Cat. When the battle was settled, he received a new contract with Western Union. Inthe Pearl Street generating station provided volts of electrical power to 59 customers in lower Manhattan. Well into the night, laboratory buildings glowed with electric light while the Wizard and his "muckers" turned Edison's dreams into inventions. Thomas Edison presents few such problems.

    While Edison was the first man to bathe a neighborhood in electric light, he relied on direct-current, or DC, technology, which was expensive to run across long distances. Edison lives at Glenmont with his family for Thomas Edison book rest of his life. Writing about someone who filed more than 1, patents, whose inventions ranged from incandescent electric lighting to immovable concrete furniture, who personally tested 15, native plants in a failed attempt to produce a domestic rubber supply, demands a working knowledge of electrical engineering, chemistry, radiography, metallurgy and botany — all of which Morris readily acquired. He was not alone in Menlo Park. He is credited today for helping to build America's economy during the Industrial Revolution. Edison realized he needed to take control of his future.

    The industrious one coaxes Thomas Edison book from the environment. By January he had made enough progress with a duplex telegraph a device capable of transmitting two messages simultaneously on one wire and a printer, which converted electrical signals to letters, that he abandoned telegraphy for full-time invention and entrepreneurship. While operating these businesses, he became embroiled in a patent battle over one of his inventions, the quadruplex telegraph. Edison realized he needed to take control of his future. In his spare time, he designed and patented an electronic voting recorder for quickly tallying votes in the legislature.


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A year later, Edison built a laboratory in West Orange that was ten times larger than the one in Menlo Park. Four years earlier, the Michigan Central had initiated the commercial application of the telegraph by using it to control the movement of its trains, and the Civil War brought a vast expansion of transportation and communication.

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