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Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison Gives Instructions to His Lab For the Production of Resins Used in His Batteries and Phonograph Records Extremely uncommon full letter of Edison directly relating to his research and production. Extremely uncommon full letter of Edison directly relating to his research and production.
20/01/1927. <p>Thomas Edison and Electricity are almost synonymous. Edison invented many electricity-inspired devices, such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and a forerunner of the movie projector. To create the electricity, he set up the world's first electricity generation plant, and developed a complete electrical distribution system for light and power. These are are just a few of the host of his electricity inventions that laid the basis for the modern electric world. So it is not surprising that he should seek a self-generating source of electricity; in other words, a battery.</p><p>Edison's interest in batteries was long-standing and dated back to his time as a telegraph inventor. He was among the first to try to develop consumer-friendly batteries, and made important improvements in battery design, inventing alkaline batteries. He began investigating storage batteries as early as the 1880s, but it was the advent of automobiles in the late 1890s that spurred him to develop a storage battery to power them. Electrical power would, Edison felt, be a much better solution than gasoline. He stated, "Electricity is the thing. There are no whirring and grinding gears with their numerous levers to confuse. There is not that almost terrifying uncertain throb and whirr of the powerful combustion engine. There is no water-circulating system to get out of order - no dangerous and evil-smelling gasoline and no noise." Electricity had to be the future, he wrote, since in time "all the oil would be pumped out of the ground." Electricity-powered cars would also be les … [Click Below for Full Description]
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