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This scintillating survey of the major electronic discoveries of the past century including static electricity, vacuum tubes, transistors, and television focuses on the past 40 years of technological innovation. Learn what's "under the hood" of computers, integrated circuits, the Internet, cell phones, GPS, optical fibers, space probes, and other wonders of the modern age.
Table of Contents
Electricity: A Rudimentary History
The Vacuum Tube
The Integrated Circuit
Electricity, Electronics and Safety: Always Dangerous Yet Ever Safer