Bleeps and Blips to Rocket Ships: Great Inventions in Communications

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Our fast-paced world of fax machines, digital cameras, and cell phones is possible because of the work of inventors who paved the way for modern communications. Meet: "Reginald Fessenden," who thought of a continuous wireless signal when he noted the ripples resulting from a rock he tossed in a lake; "Alexander Graham Bell," who made his famous call "Mr. Watson, come here! I want you!" because he had spilled acid onto his trousers; "William Stephenson," inventor of the wirephoto, who was a spy during the Second World ...

Bleeps and Blips to Rocket Ships: Great Inventions in Communications 2001, Tundra Books (NY), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887764523

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