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Farewell to the Light Bulb


On March 17, 2010, Toshiba produced its last incandescent lightbulb. After 120 years of manufacturing incandescent lamps, the Japanese technology heavyweight terminated production, sensing an inevitable market takeover by more energy-efficient bulbs.

Source: TIME Magazine's Photo Essay "A Brief History of the Lightbulb"

Related reading(s):

Beyond Light Bulbs: Lighting the Way to Smarter Energy Management  The Light Bulb (Inventions That Shaped the World)  They All Laughed...: From Light Bulbs to Lasers: The Fascinating Stories Behind the Great Inventions

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