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Zworykin

Vladimir Kosma . 1889--1982, US physicist and television pioneer, born in Russia. He developed the first practical television camera
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After the clip, the St Andrews-born presenter said: "Just in case you were wondering, yes Vladimir Zworykin was indeed one of the early pioneers of television, but it was a Scotsman who actually first transmitted moving images in the 1920s.
From American meteorologist Cleveland Abbe (1838-1916) to Russian-American physicist and electrical engineer Vladimir Zworykin (1889-1982), this biographical encyclopedia profiles some 1000 scientists from all scientific disciplines--including anthropology, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, ecology, engineering, genetics, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, oceanography, physics, virology, and zoology--as far back as 600 BC.
1889--Nacio Vladimir Zworykin, inventor ruso creador del iconoscopio, primer tubo de rayos catodicos y cuya tecnologia dio origen al cinescopio.
Coming from an engineering background helped in the sense that I only got anxious when interviewing such luminaries as Vladimir Zworykin or Peter Goldmark.
In 1945 Vladimir Zworykin, an RCA engineer noted for his early work in television technology, promoted the idea that electronic computers could be used to process and analyze vast amounts of meteorological data, issue timely and highly accurate forecasts, study the sensitivity of weather systems to alterations of surface conditions and energy inputs, and eventually intervene in and control the weather and climate.
On its staff were such notables as: Joseph Slepian, renowned for his many contributions to the understanding of electrical discharge in gases; Trygve Yensen, responsible for important improvements in magnetic steels; Stephen Timoshenko, known as "the father of structural mechanics"; Ross Kilgore, a pioneer in microwaves: Vladimir Zworykin, whose invention of the iconoscope was the key to modern television; Clint Hanna, Presidential medalist for the tank gun stabilizer; Stewart Way, important contributor to the American axial flow jet engine: Edward Condon early developer of quantum mechanics; William E.
1) Bell 2) Morse 3) Edison 4) Marconi 5) Zworykin 6) Braille
Vladimir Zworykin was a scientist who fled post-Bolshevik Russia, bringing his ideas for a new kind of television with him.
For Zworykin, the father of television, the link to Biography.
Samuel Slater, Andrew Carnegie, Leo Baekeland, Nicola Tesla, Vladimir Zworykin - the number of foreign-born inventors and innovators who helped build America's technological leadership is striking.
Vladimir Zworykin may not be a household name in America, but you could argue that without him life in American households might be all but unrecognizable.
Even Vladimir Zworykin, the inventor of television, expressed his concern about its ill effects.