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15:45, 9 September 2008 Bill Joy.jpg (file) 11 KB Bill Joy. Source: Wired, December, 2003. 1
15:43, 9 September 2008 Bell Labs 3.jpg (file) 11 KB Transistor inventors William Shockley (seated), John Bardeen (in glasses), and Walter Brattain in a 1948 Bell Labs publicity photo. Courtesy: AT&T. 1
15:42, 9 September 2008 Bell Labs 2.jpg (file) 9 KB Bell Labs' New York City building, in the mid-1930s. Courtesy: Lucent Technologies. 1
15:38, 9 September 2008 Arthur L. Schawlow.jpg (file) 7 KB Arthur L. Schawlow 1
15:32, 9 September 2008 Arthur C. Clarke 2.jpg (file) 6 KB   1
15:31, 9 September 2008 Arthur C. Clarke 1.jpg (file) 8 KB Arthur C. Clarke 1
15:29, 9 September 2008 Arno Allan Penzias.jpg (file) 6 KB Arno Allan Penzias 1
15:26, 9 September 2008 Avery Fisher.jpg (file) 10 KB New York City's Avery Fisher Hall. 1
15:24, 9 September 2008 Carbon Transmitter.jpg (file) 21 KB A telephone using a carbon button. Courtesy: National Park Service, Edison National Historic Site. 1
15:22, 9 September 2008 Cellular Base Stations.jpg (file) 10 KB A typical base station antenna array mounted on a tower. 1
15:16, 9 September 2008 Cell Phone Antenna Links 2.jpg (file) 5 KB A typical cell phone with a stub antenna. Courtesy: Motorola, Inc. 1
15:15, 9 September 2008 Cell Phone Antenna Links 1.jpg (file) 13 KB The two tallest "trees" in this photograph are actually cell phone towers designed to blend in with the landscape. 1
15:08, 9 September 2008 Capacitors.jpg (file) 8 KB These are examples of modern capacitors. They measure about an inch long and might be found in radios or televisions. Capacitors come in all sizes, from car-size ones that are used in electric power distribution to microscopic ones built into integrated c 1
20:24, 5 September 2008 Panic at Three Mile Island 2.jpg (file) 10 KB The vessel head sitting in its support stand alongside of the reactor. The head was removed to gain access to the damaged reactor. The stand on which it is sitting is usually used to store the head during refueling. Courtesy: Penn State Engineering Librar 1
20:23, 5 September 2008 Panic at Three Mile Island 1.jpg (file) 14 KB Three Mile Island 1
20:16, 5 September 2008 Leyden jar.jpg (file) 11 KB Leyden jar 1
20:11, 5 September 2008 Microwave Ovens Radarange.jpg (file) 4 KB An early Radarange. Courtesy: Raytheon. 1
20:11, 5 September 2008 Microwave Ovens Spencer.jpg (file) 7 KB Percy Spencer with a magnetron. Courtesy: Raytheon. 1
19:50, 5 September 2008 Leon Theremin.jpg (file) 6 KB Leon Theremin 1
19:32, 5 September 2008 Buckminster Fuller.jpg (file) 9 KB Buckminster Fuller 1
19:28, 5 September 2008 Buckyballs and Nanotubes 1.jpg (file) 9 KB A buckyball. Source: Office of Basic Energy Science/U.S Dept. of Energy. 1
19:26, 5 September 2008 Buckyballs and Nanotubes 2.jpg (file) 15 KB Nanotubes, which are made in a flask by a chemical process. Courtesy: National Center of Competence in Research (Switzerland). 1
18:29, 5 September 2008 Altair 2.jpg (file) 16 KB A 1975 edition of Popular Electronics announcing Altair 1
18:28, 5 September 2008 Altair 1.jpg (file) 12 KB Altair 8800, a computer in a kit. Buyers had to assemble Altair themselves. The computer had no keyboard and no display; it was programmed with the switches on the front panel. Courtesy: Computer Museum of America. 1
18:17, 5 September 2008 Alexander Graham Bell.jpg (file) 6 KB A young Alexander Graham Bell. Bell’s commitment to helping the hearing-impaired led to his invention of the telephone. He also founded communications giant AT&T. 1
17:19, 5 September 2008 Alessandro Volta.jpg (file) 10 KB   1
17:16, 5 September 2008 Alan Dower Blumlein.jpg (file) 6 KB Alan Blumlein, a pioneer of stereophonic recording. Courtesy: EMI Archives 1
17:05, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 3.jpg (file) 14 KB The sinking of the USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Crewmen can be seen jumping overboard to escape the burning vessel. 1
17:04, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 2.jpg (file) 9 KB The HMS Ark Royal circa early 1939. Courtesy: U.S National Archives. 1
17:03, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 1.jpg (file) 14 KB Aircraft lined up and awaiting deployment on the USS Yorktown. 1
16:59, 5 September 2008 Air Traffic Control and Radar.jpg (file) 13 KB High-resolution radar situation displays, such as this, provide air traffic controllers with a bright, crisp presentation of aircraft position and flight information. Courtesy: Raytheon. 1
16:58, 5 September 2008 Air Traffic Control and Radar 2.jpg (file) 14 KB The latest version of the terminal area surveillance radars that replaced the Ground Control Approach (GCA) rotating-antenna radars. The antenna on top is used for interrogating transponders (secondary surveillance). The one on the bottom is used for prim 1
16:56, 5 September 2008 Ablation.jpg (file) 11 KB A diagram of a heart ablation procedure. Courtesy: Medtronic, Inc. 1
16:52, 5 September 2008 Anne Morrow Lindbergh.jpg (file) 9 KB Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Courtesy: Smithsonian Institution. 1
16:49, 5 September 2008 Arc Lighting.jpg (file) 9 KB This Jablochkoff “electric candle” arc lamp from about 1878 is one of the earliest electric lamps. The “candle” made light by passing an electric current between two carbon rods. These rods were mounted vertically, side-by-side in the center of th 1
16:46, 5 September 2008 Compact Discs.jpg (file) 12 KB Today’s compact discs and DVDs have their origin in the Philips optical laser disc. The optical laser disc was originally used for watching movies at home. 1
16:42, 5 September 2008 Nipper and Friends.jpg (file) 8 KB Nipper, the lovable mutt that inspired the RCA and HMV trademarks. 1
16:33, 5 September 2008 Walkman.jpg (file) 10 KB Reverted to version as of 20:14, 29 August 2008 3
16:25, 5 September 2008 Ada Lovelace2.jpg (file) 20 KB Babbage's analytical engine, the machine that was described in the paper that Lovelace translated. 1
16:14, 5 September 2008 Decca Records.jpg (file) 10 KB Decca Studios in London. 1
16:10, 5 September 2008 JapaneseWomenandtheJapaneseWarEffort.jpg (file) 14 KB   1
16:01, 5 September 2008 DictationMachines.jpg (file) 21 KB   1
15:57, 5 September 2008 Casette.jpg (file) 7 KB   1
15:53, 5 September 2008 BenjaminFranklin.jpg (file) 11 KB   1
15:27, 5 September 2008 Sunbeam.jpg (file) 5 KB This 1930s Sunbeam mixer was one of the many electrical appliances introduced in the first half of the 20th century that changed the way households were run. Courtesy: Sunbeam Corporation. 1
15:26, 5 September 2008 Hoover.jpg (file) 8 KB The 1908 Hoover Model O. It weighed 40 pounds (25 of which were the weight of the motor), but was lightweight compared to the 100 pound pushcart models available at the time. Courtesy: The Hoover Company. 1
14:42, 5 September 2008 Washingmachine.jpg (file) 7 KB   1
18:25, 4 September 2008 ModelT.jpg (file) 13 KB   1
18:25, 4 September 2008 Quadricycle.jpg (file) 9 KB   1
18:24, 4 September 2008 Ford.jpg (file) 5 KB   1
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