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Insight into “The Innovators”

Insight into “The Innovators”

 John C. Hollar  7 months ago
In the closing pages of his epic 2007 biography “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” author Walter Isaacson observed that Albert Einstein not only was...   Read More
Who Invented the IC?

Who Invented the IC?

 David Laws  1 year ago
Christie’s auction sale notice (May 22, 2014) of the only known phase-shift oscillator circuit built by Nobel Prize winner Jack Kilby in private hands...   Read More
Who Invented the Transistor?

Who Invented the Transistor?

 David Laws  2 years ago
On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and...   Read More
William Shockley’s Fortune “Found” in Archive

William Shockley’s Fortune “Found” in Archive

 Sara Lott  3 years ago
Every now and then we hear of a document being “found” or “discovered” in an archive. Several months ago there was a lively exchange...   Read More