Myths busted: electric lights, Eve’s apple and false teeth

  • Looking to the Past
    Looking to the Past
    Everyone knows that Thomas A. Edison invented the electric light. Everyone is wrong!     In 1809, English scientist Humphry Davy, who was later knighted for his scientific achievements, invented the first electric light. The device consisted of two copper wires attached to a battery. The other ends of the wires were fastened to a charcoal strip. Electricity caused the charcoal to glow, thus…

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