How long did it take to create the light bulb?
The year is 1878, the place is Menlo Park New Jersey. Hot off the success of his phonograph, Thomas Edison has his sights set on the light bulb. He figures he and his team of 40 researchers can come up with a functioning incandescent bulb in three or four months.
How many times did it take to make a light bulb?
As an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When a reporter asked, “How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?” Edison replied, “I didn’t fail 1,000 times.