Tag Archives: Bell Laboratories

Which Telstar?

The name “Telstar” is one of the most well-known names for manmade satellites, and other things.  In fact, during the time that the original Telstar satellites were in service, polls discovered that Telstar was a more recognizeable name in Britain … Continue reading

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Transistor Controversy

Yesterday’s post about the Fleming Valve led me to think that the principles of the transistor would be a good follow-up for a Sunday look-see.  Coincidentally, November 17, 1947 is widely acknowledged as the date when Bell Laboratory scientists John … Continue reading

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