Chetyrehvattnaya uninterrupted light of Livermore. 110 years

Residents of the American city of Livermore are preparing to celebrate the anniversary the world's oldest light bulb. For 110 years, it shines almost without interruption, writes The Telegraph. Chetyrehvatnaya lamp installed in the fire station town of Livermore, California, entered the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest of the existing light bulbs on the planet. One businessman gave it to a local fire in 1901. Ever since light faithfully serve the men with fire. Days when she suddenly stopped shining, seems to remember all the people of Livermore heart: one day in 1903, a week in 1937 and during the rare power outages in the 30s - 70s of the XX century. According to Lawrence Livermore energy Lynn Owens, a mysterious light baffled many scientists. "No one knows why the usual chetyrehvatnaya bulb is burned for 110 years. Scientists from around the country gathered to look at it, but no one was able to push any more or less plausible version. Touch her, however, we did not let anyone "- said Energy.



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