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Thomas Edison studied electricity, in short, because it was a necessity during his time period. Many scientist studied electricity in efforts to invent a light source like the light bulb, but they failed at their attempt. Thomas Edison finally invented the first incandescent light and demonstrated if publically for the first time in 1879.

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