Inventions Of Thomas Edison

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Who is Thomas Edison ? Thomas Alva Edison, also known as the “America’s greatest inventor”, was an inventor and businessman. Edison invented many everyday devices, including the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, the kinetograph and alkaline storage batteries. He was a chart-topping inventor, due to the fact he was successful as he was he was known as a prolific inventor, meaning that he was very productive and/or creative.

Edison’s Inventions:
He invented the famous practical luminous electric light bulb in 1879, which we use everyday. The incandescent light bulb turns electricity into light by sending the electric current through through a thin wire called a filament.
Edison also invented the phonograph in 1877, which allowed reproduction of sound. The Phonograph is also known as a gramophone, which is referred to a record player in today’s time. The phonograph records sound to allow the user to play it back at any given time. The phonograph was made of a a tin foil wrapped cylinder and a very thin membrane, also known as a diaphragm, attached to a needle. It receives sound waves and directs the sound to the diaphragm, causing it to vibrate. Edison created a hand crank to the side, designed to receive sound when one turns the crank.
Another one of Thomas’s famous invention was the kinetograph. The Kinetograph was invented in 1889, the Kinetograph is an early motion picture exhibition device used to capture pictures. It was mainly designed to use in films in the
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