17 June 2002

Quick! Who invented the telephone?

I bet you probably didn't come up with the name Antonio Meucci. Apparently, the U.S. Congress today recognized Meucci as the inventor of the telephone.

I suppose it's stories like this that make me glad that I'm not involved in research that has any immediately apparent commercial applications.

1 comment:

AndroidAlex said...

Alexander Graham Bell, a Scottish-born inventor, scientist, philanthropist and teacher of the deaf is the person most widely credited as the inventor of the electri....http://blogggup.blogspot.com/2012/08/who-invented-telephone.html