Light bulbs set to achieve stg£200,000 in science sale

Bill Bryson’s bestseller A Short History Of Nearly Everything has prompted a groundswell of interest in evolution, geology and the razzle dazzle of quantum physics.

2nd December, 2006

Bill Bryson’s bestseller A Short History Of Nearly Everything has prompted a groundswell of interest in evolution, geology and the razzle dazzle of quantum physics. Science, they say, is the new rock and roll. A forthcoming sale will appeal to both those with a long-standing interest and post-Bryson converts.

The star lot is a collection of 22 light bulbs used in the 1890 trial that saw Edison defend his patent for the light...

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