Challenging the Sun: The Invention and Adoption of Electric Lighting

Challenging the Sun: The Invention and Adoption of Electric Lighting

Thursday, May 2, 2019

When was the last time you lived without electric lights? Just 150 years ago, Americans lived their normal lives without electricity as a dependable light source. Then a series of inventors and their patented inventions changed the world forever. In this webinar, you will follow the footsteps of Thomas Edison, Lewis Latimer, Joseph Swan, Nikola Tesla and others as electric light moved from the inventor's workbench to everyday life.

Presenter:
Mary Ann Hellrigel
Institutional Historian and Archivist at IEEE