Pikes Peak Radio & Electronics Museum

Pioneers, Inventors & Innovators

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Edwin Armstrong
1890-1954
Radio, FM


Thomas Alva Edison
1847-1931
Light Bulb, Phonograph


Philo T. Farnsworth
1906-1971
Television


Nicola Tesla
1900-1950
Radio, AC


Lee De Forrest
1873-1961
Radio


Vladimir Zworykin
1889-1982
Television


Reginald Aubrey Fessenden
1866-1932
Radio, Voice Transmission


Guglielmo Marconi
1874-1937
Radio


Michael Faraday
1791-1867
Capacitance, Magnetism

John Ambrose Fleming
1849-1945
Radio Tube

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
1857-1894
Electromagnetic Waves

Jack St. Clair Kilby
1923-2005
Integrated Circuit

James Clerk Maxwell
1831-1879
Electricity, Magnetism

George Simon Ohm
1789-1854
Resistance

William Thomson Kelvin
1824-1907
Electricity, Physics

Sir Clive Sinclair
1940-
Computer, Calculator

David Sarnoff
1891-1971
RCA

Eugene F. McDonald
1888-1958
Zenith Radio Corp.

Kenneth H. Olsen
1926-
Computers,
Digital Equipment Corp.

Charles Proteus Steinmetz
1865-1923
Alternating Current


William Powell Lear
1902-1978
8-Track / Lear Jet


Seymour Cray
1925-1996
Super Computer


Hugo Gernsback
1884-1967
Inventor, Publisher

Earl (Madman) Muntz
-1987
4 Track Car Stereo / TV

Marvin Camras
1916-1995
Magnetic tape recording

John Bardeen (left) 1908-1987
Walter Brattain (center) 1902-1987
William Shockley (right) 1910-1989
Inventors of the transistor
Bell Labs
   

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