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Thomas Edison

An American businessman and inventor. He is especially known for inventing the light bulb, but he also created the phonograph, which laid the foundation for much of modern telecommunications. He founded General Electric. Edison lived from 1847 to 1931.
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We are honored to receive the 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award," said Sabinsa founder Muhammed Majeed.
as well as The Papers of Thomas Alva Edison, the first five volumes of which have been published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and the amount of extant material now accumulated on the inventor is indeed staggering.
Wei Su, an electronics engineer with the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate, received the 2002 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award for his innovative method that enhances the performance of electronic systems.
has been awarded the first Thomas Alva Edison Award for Innovation by The Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO) and the Edison Preservation Foundation.
THE telephone was invented by Edinburgh-born scientist Alexander Graham Bell, not Thomas Alva Edison (Page 39, August 2).
Even Thomas Alva Edison, America's most important "lone" inventor, worked with a team of 14.
Alexander Graham Bell exhibited the first telephone, and Thomas Alva Edison presented the automatic telegraph, one of more than 1,000 inventions he would patent in his lifetime.
Sabinsa was recently nominated by the New Jersey R&D Council as one of three finalists for the prestigious Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the Health & Medical category for the Bioperine patents.
The electric light bulb was invented by Joseph Swan according to the British edition and "simultaneously" by Swan and Thomas Alva Edison in the American edition.
Or find a couple of million guys willing to turn high-end multimedia computers into the equivalent of an original Thomas Alva Edison videoscope, with sound quality to match, just to watch a Victoria's Secret ad?
IN September 1882, Thomas Alva Edison inaugurated his first electric power station on Pearl Street in New York City, thus ushering in a century characterized by mass consumption and mass communication.