Thomas Edison's insatiable curiosity and practical expertise led to scores of brilliant inventions, many of which profoundly affected the 20th century. From the phonograph to the motion-picture camera to the light bulb, Edison represents true innovation.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work
Did You Know?
1880The year Edison was granted a patent for the lightbulb
1,093patents acquired by Edison during his lifetime