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The Current War — Infographic

The Current War — Edison v. Tesla

Since the opening of 2013 brings to a close the life of the incandescent light bulb, I thought it appropriate that the first infographic of the new year help illustrate the contentious battle to bring not only the light bulb, but electricity as a whole into our homes.  At the turn of last century, a fierce battle was waged between rival scientists and inventors Thomas Edison and Nikolas Tesla over whose system or relaying current, direct and  alternating, respectively, would carry this new power forward. 

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Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Infographics


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