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Edited by Gill Burrell, Saturday, 11 Mar 2023, 14:27

Alfred Nobel filed a patent for the invention of dynamite in 1867. Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928, while the electric light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison in 1880. Nobel had decided before his death to use his fortune to finance a prize to reward people who have rendered great service to humanity.

Source Open university unit 5 The importance of science

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