Albert Einstein's 1905 paper on the photo electric effect supplies the theoretical underpinnings of all the video in the world today.

Television: The Theory of Relativity In Our Living Room

…and in our pockets, now. Well, sorta. It’s not exactly the theory of relativity, but it’s all part of the same cosmology.  Which we take entirely for granted. I posted a piece on the Townsend Brown website about the connections between Albert Einstein, the papers he published in 1905, and the inventing of television: Source: […]

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An Open Letter from Jessica (Farnsworth)

Jessica Moulton, with her grand uncle Skee Farnsworth and cousin Philo Krishna Farnsworth, accepting the induction of Philo Farnsworth into the TV Academy’s Hall of Fame, along with Ron Howard, also inducted on March 11, 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, please meet Jessica Lauren Moulton – the great-grandaughter of Philo and Pem Farnsworth.  Her mother Camille

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