The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison
Jun 29, 1996
Thomas Edison has been called the world's greatest inventor. He was awarded 1,093 patents for creations pertaining to: the vote recorder, the stock ticker, the repeating telegraph, the incandescent lamp, the phonograph, and many other devices. He was a major figure, both as an inventor and as an industrialist, in bringing the world into the electrical age. The course summarizes his life, major inventions, and commercial achievements.