Philo Taylor Farnsworth

Born: 1906
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah

Television system—At the age of 20 Farnsworth produced the first all-electronic television image. In addition to his television system he invented the first cold cathode ray tubes and the first simple electronic microscope. He used radio waves to get direction (radar) and black light for seeing at night. (1984)

Died: 1971

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