The Photophone

@article{ThompsonTheP,
  title={The Photophone},
  author={SILVANUS P. Thompson},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={22},
  pages={481}
}
EARLY in the summer of the current year it was announced in the columns of NATURE that Prof. Graham Bell had made a discovery which, for scientific interest, would rival the telephone and phonograph, and that he had deposited in a sealed packet, in the custody of the Smithsonian Institute, the first results of his new researches; that announcement has now received its due fulfilment in the lecture by Prof. Bell to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, on Selenium and the… CONTINUE READING