Author Archives: Julie

Light Bulb Race: Edison v. Swan

February 3, 1879

Thomas Edison is credited with having invented the incandescent light bulb. However, scientists and inventors have actually been working on developing a long-lasting and cost effective bulb for almost eighty years before Edison joins the race. In fact, Humphrey Davy develops the … Continue reading

Posted in EVENTS, SCIENCES | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Pride and Prejudice First Published

January 27, 1813

Pride and Prejudice, a novel by Jane Austen, is first published in 1813. The story follows the romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. To date, the book has sold some 20 million copies worldwide.  

Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, THING | Tagged , | Comments Off