Thomas Edison: The Great American Inventor
This brilliant inventor opened many doors to modern technology when he instituted his groundbreaking research laboratory in New Jersey. Here, he brought together scientists whose teamwork foreshadowed modern research methods.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Tom the Newsboy
Tom the Wandering Telegrapher
From Rags to Riches
The Quadruplex and the Robber Baron
Lights Power and Proof
acoustical telegraphy asked automatic telegraph battery better Boston called carbon Charles Batchelor chemicals chemistry lab Detroit dynamo Edison thought electric light extra newspapers felt filament forty thousand dollars Franklin gave Gold Indicator Company Gould Grand Trunk Grand Trunk Railway graph headline hear hundred dollars idea improved invention investors J. B. Stearns John Kruesi knew Kruesi laboratory lamps later light bulb looked Mackenzie Mary Menlo Park messages Morse code never newsboy newspapers night paper patent phonograph platinum Port Huron quadruplex quickly railroad received replied scientists shouted sold soon sound Sprengel pump staff station stock ticker stop suddenly sure tele telegraph machine telegraph operator telegraph wires telephone thing Thomas Edison Tom Edison Tom's experiments took train car tried turned universal stock ticker vote recorder wanted Western Union young