Daily Archives: November 3, 2014


Galileo Ferraris
October 31 is Joseph Wilson Swan’s birthday. Swan was the English chemist and inventor who invented the incandescent light bulb. After finishing his apprenticeship as a chemist, Swan joined a group of manufacturing chemists in Newcastle. One of the projects this group worked on was the manufacture of photographic plates. Swan noticed […]

Today In Science History – October 31 – Joseph Wilson ...