An incandescent light bulb, stored in a time capsule for one hundred years, still worked


Readers!
 
Scroll down to read this post.
 
For many reasons, mostly political but partly ethical, I do not use Google, Facebook, Twitter. They practice corrupt business policies, while targeting conservative websites for censoring, facts repeatedly confirmed by news stories and by my sense that Facebook has taken action to prevent my readers from recommending Behind the Black to their friends.
 
Thus, I must have your direct support to keep this webpage alive. Not only does the money pay the bills, it gives me the freedom to speak honestly about science and culture, instead of being forced to write it as others demand.

 

Please consider donating by giving either a one-time contribution or a regular subscription, as outlined in the tip jar below.


 

Regular readers can support Behind The Black with a contribution via paypal:

Or with a subscription with regular donations from your Paypal or credit card account:


If Paypal doesn't work for you, you can support Behind The Black directly by sending your donation by check, payable to Robert Zimmerman, to
 
Behind The Black
c/o Robert Zimmerman
P.O.Box 1262
Cortaro, AZ 85652

 

You can also support me by buying one of my books, as noted in the boxes interspersed throughout the webpage. And if you buy the books through the ebookit links, I get a larger cut and I get it sooner.

An incandescent light bulb, stored in a time capsule for one hundred years, still worked!

I wonder: Did the EPA try to arrest anyone for using it?

Share

2 comments

  • steven collins

    100 years in a time capsule.That is nothing compared to the light bulb in Livermore Ca. that has been burning for 110 years
    continuously ! http://www.centennialbulb.org/

  • David Hollick

    When we cleaned up Alexander Caverns, we found some light bulbs that had been laying in the cave since it was closed over 50 years ago. I took one home and was amazed that it still worked.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *