|Lee de Forest|
Lee de Forest circa 1900-1910
August 26, 1873|
Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||June 30, 1961
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Known for||Three-electrode vacuum-tube (Audion), sound-on-film recording (Phonofilm)|
(m. 1906; div. 1906)
Nora Stanton Blatch Barney
(m. 1908; div. 1911)
(m. 1912; div. 1923)
(m. 1930; his death 1961)
|Parent(s)||Henry Swift DeForest
|Relatives||Calvert DeForest (grandnephew)|
|Awards||IEEE Medal of Honor (1922)
Elliott Cresson Medal (1923)
While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility.
To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth – all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne.
Short waves will be generally used in the kitchen for roasting and baking, almost instantaneously.