It's simple, flip a switch and there's light. Think about all of the light bulbs in homes, schools, and offices. Flip the switch again. Imagine life without light. How would life be different? In The Light Bulb readers will learn about the scientific exploration and discovery that led to one of the world's most significant inventions. From the days of candles, gaslight, and kerosene lamps to today's neon lights and light-emitting diodes, this book explores the history and science of how electricity and the light bulb lit the way for change in daily life. Book jacket.Matthews, John R. is the author of 'Light Bulb', published 2005 under ISBN 9780531123348 and ISBN 0531123340.