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Homework Help: thomas alva edison

Posted by julie on Monday, November 12, 2007 at 3:43am.

I have a list of people where i have to separate them into scientists and engineers and i have one doubt.

is thomas alva edison an engineer or scientist.

i know he invented light bulb and phonograph.

but i was doing a research and he was known as a scientist.


i thought people who invent things are known as engineers. is edison called a scientist because he discovered the light bulb first?

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