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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incandescent_light_bulb

An incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is an electric light ..... By 1964, improvements in efficiency and production of incandescent lamps had reduced the cost .... Incandescent bulbs have a shorter life than most other lighting, an important factor if replacement is inconvenient or expensive.

www.reference.com/home-garden/light-bulb-changed-lives-2a41cf8a2cc733d9

The invention of the light bulb has changed the way people live in many ways; the most notable way was by giving employers the means to work employees ...

americanhistory.si.edu/lighting/19thcent/consq19.htm

"Electricity is a modern necessity of life." (Franklin ... But even he would have had difficulty predicting the consequences of his invention. ... The availability of more powerful light bulbs made controlling the light they emitted a necessity. Fixture ...

www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/energy_around_the_world/2013/11/led_incandescent_and_cfl_lights_solar_power_in_the_developing_world.html

Nov 22, 2013 ... There's a simple technology that transforms our lives every day, and ... Thomas Edison didn't actually invent the light bulb, as is commonly ... to nothing more than making sure that people have access to light. ... That light can do more than improve someone's financial situation: A light bulb can save a life.

www.bulbs.com/learning/history.aspx

Learn about the humble light bulb, how it came into being and how it has ... The electric light, one of the everyday conveniences that most affects our lives, ... However, he continued to test several types of material for metal filaments to improve ...

energy.gov/articles/history-light-bulb

Nov 22, 2013 ... It was a series of small improvements on the ideas of previous inventors that have led to the light bulbs we use in our homes today.

naea.today/evolution-of-the-lightbulb

Jun 22, 2015 ... It was too bright to be used in everyday life in a home or a business. ... A handful of inventors tried to improve the bulbs design by enclosing ... There has been much debate on whether Edison's light bulb patents infringed on ...

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/09/AR2010070902861.html

Jul 11, 2010 ... Shining a light on the way artificial light has changed our lives ... Unlike the compact fluorescent light bulb, about which the author rhapsodizes ...

www.delmarfans.com/educate/basics/who-invented-light-bulbs

The electric light bulb has been called the most important invention since man- made fire ... Yablochkov used two parallel carbon rods to extend the life of the battery. .... In 1880, Edison's team improved the light bulb with a bamboo filament that ...

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... light bulb solve? In what ways did it make life easier for people and society? ... How do you think light bulbs have changed since Edison's day? What kinds of ...