Profile of the Day: Thomas Edison

Posted October 18, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Thomas Edison

On October 18, 1931, inventor Thomas Edison died at the age of 84. His inventions, such as the electric light bulb, significantly influenced life around the world. Did you know he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and team work to the process of invention? As a result, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

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