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February 7, 2012

Idea!

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1328659160 ) Play

Traceable history of a celebrated invention. The British scientist appearing in the last image is supposed to be the real inventor, but it was patented and perfected by another inventor in America.

Which invention are we talking about? Who is the British inventor and Who is the American inventor ?

For fake bonus points, identify everyone.

Cracked by: Bharath , KK , Raghuvansh , Manish Achuth , Sumanth Patlolla , rickde , Rogi , jowens , shrik , Vishwas B Sharma , Ananth , raklodramA , Rahulk and Dibyo

Answer:
(1) Humphrey Davy

(2) James Bowman Lindsay

(3) Warren De La Rue

(4) Heinrich Gobel

(5) Joesph Swan

Invention : Incandescent light bulb

American Inventor : Thomas Alva Edison

Quoting Rahulk

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14 Responses to “Idea!”

  1. Bharath
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    Joseph Swan and Thomas Alva Edison

    invention of the incandescent light bulb


  2. KK
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    incandescent light bulb is the invention.
    British sceintist is Sir Joseph Wilson Swan.
    American scientist is Thomas Alva Edison.
    The pics here are of:
    Humphry Davy
    James Bowman Lindsay
    Warren De la Rue
    Heinrich Göbel
    Sir Joseph Wilson Swan


  3. Raghuvansh
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    Lightbulb, Joseph Swan, Edison.


  4. Manish Achuth
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    Incandescent light bulb.
    Humphry Davy,…., Joseph Swan


  5. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Incandescent Light Bulb
    British inventor – Joseph Swan
    American inventor – Thomas Alva Edison
    1.Sir Humphry Davy
    2.James Bowman Lindsay
    3.Warren De la Rue
    4.Heinrich Göbel
    5.Joseph Swan


  6. rickde
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    Joseph Swan invented incandescent light bulb before Thomas Alva Edison but Edison patented it in America

    1. Humphry Davy : Davy Lamp
    2. James Bowman Lindsay : electric lamp
    3. Warren De la Rue : Light Bulb
    4. Heinrich Göbel : working light bulb


  7. Rogi
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    Forgot to include Thomas Edison.


  8. jowens
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    Light bulb / Joseph Swan / Thomas Edison


  9. shrik
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    Incandescent light bulb, Joseph Swan, and Thomas edison.


  10. Invention is Incandescent light bulb. Believed to be invented by Jonathan Swan but independently invented, perfected and patented to Edison. Somewhere in the list some names like Humphry Davy, Frederick de Moleyns etc do come up.


  11. Ananth
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    The incandescent bulb.
    Joseph Swan
    Thomas Edison

    Others: Sir Humphrey Davy, James Bowman Lindsay, Warren De la Rue, Heinrich Gobel


  12. Joseph Swan
    incandescent light bulb
    Thomas Edison

    heinrich gobel
    warren de la rue
    james bowman lindsay
    humphry davy


  13. Rahulk
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    (1) Humphrey Davy

    (2) James Bowman Lindsay

    (3) Warren De La Rue

    (4) Heinrich Gobel

    (5) Joesph Swan

    Invention : Incandescent light bulb

    American Inventor : Thomas Alva Edison


  14. Dibyo
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    joseph swan, thomas edison, lightbulb


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