In an April 12, 2012 article in the New York Times, Jad Mouwad wrote about the transformation in United States’ energy fortunes that is fundamentally changing much of what we thought we knew about domestic and international realities.  After decades of viewing ourselves as energy depleted, he writes, the United States now finds itself cutting

Thomas Edison is credited with inventing the practical incandescent light bulb. The incandescent bulb that most of use today to light our homes hasn’t had many technology upgrades from Edison’s day. In its most basic form, an incandescent light bulb is a (carbon) filament, encased in glass, where the filament heated with