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Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 04 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #4)
Expiration Date (Fault Lines, #2)
The Age of Edison
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Edison's Electric Light
 
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Robert D. Friedel
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Losses and Loyalties, April 1883–December 1884
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: From Workshop to Laboratory, June 1873-March 1876
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Menlo Park: The Early Years, April 1876-December 1877
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: The Making of an Inventor, February 1847-June 1874
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park, 1878
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Electrifying New York and Abroad, April 1881–March 1883
Edison: A Life of Invention
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Research to Development at Menlo Park, January 1879-March 1881
Thomas Edison: Young Inventor
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 07 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #7)
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 06 (Fullmetal Alchemist, #6)

Nikola Tesla
Edison was by far the most successful and, probably, the last exponent of the purely empirical method of investigation. Everything he achieved was the result of persistent trials and experiments often performed at random but always attesting extraordinary vigor and resource. Starting from a few known elements, he would make their combinations and permutations, tabulate them and run through the whole list, completing test after test with incredible rapidity until he obtained a clue. His mind was...more
Nikola Tesla

Percy Williams Bridgman
The attitude which the man in the street unconsciously adopts towards science is capricious and varied. At one moment he scorns the scientist for a highbrow, at another anathematizes him for blasphemously undermining his religion; but at the mention of a name like Edison he falls into a coma of veneration. When he stops to think, he does recognize, however, that the whole atmosphere of the world in which he lives is tinged by science, as is shown most immediately and strikingly by our modern con...more
Percy Williams Bridgman, Reflections of a Physicist

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