Perhaps best known for inventing the light bulb, Thomas Edison secured patents for more than a thousand inventions, including the incandescent electric lamp, the phonograph, the carbon telephone transmitter and the motion-picture projector.
ThomasEdison.com Outlines Edison's life and inventions. Includes numerous quotes and photographs.
Edison National Historic Site Take a virtual tour of Edison's home and laboratory. The physical site in New Jersey is now open. Restoration of the old buildings and exhibition expansion continues.