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Vitaliy Fadeyev and Carl Haber must feel a bit like Thomas Edison did 127 years ago, when he made his first recording of the human voice on a tinfoil cylinder phonograph. They must have a pretty......

Decentralised power generation is need of the hour

The take home message from the grid failure is that the paradigm of centralised generation of electricity and grid-based distribution has outlived its usefulness, notes Gopal Krishna. The......

Jamshed Bharucha to head Cooper Union College

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, one of the topmost educational institutions in the United States, has an illustrious history. Abraham Lincoln gave his 'Right Makes Might'......

Haj THEN and NOW: 125 years apart

An exhibition of rare 1885 photographs that capture Mecca in a past is on in Dubai. Dutchman Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje took the images on wax cylinders then newly invented by Thomas......

An American election in Little India!

As I step off the train and on to the platform, a group of fast-striding Indians in business suits brush past me, conversing in Gujarati. In the nearby spiral staircase, I pass faded Om Shanti Om......

Amar Bose in US Inventors Hall of Fame

Amar Bose last month joined the ranks of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Alva Edison, after the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced his name as one of the seven living 2008 inductees. Dr......

Billionaire inventors

"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." So said Thomas Edison, inventor of so many things we take for granted today and the archetypical American entrepreneur-inventor.Edison......

123-year-old doll's audio the 1st recording?

A 12-second recording of 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' from the first-ever talking doll could also be the first-ever commercial recording, experts have said.The recently-recovered recording,......

Tata Nano bags gold in 2010 Edison Awards

Tata Nano has won the gold prize in the best new product segment under the transportation category at the 2010 Edison Awards.Recognised as America's innovation award, the Edison Awards symbolise......

The IIT entrepreneur with an idea bank!

As a kid, he dreamt of the impossible. When he saw Superman, he wanted to be like him and do whatever he did. At school, his teacher told him his ideas were good, but there is still a lot more to......

Can Megamind trump Paranormal Activity 2, Saw 3D?

For families thatare not into Paranormal Activity 2 or Saw 3D, the holiday season will start this Friday with DreamWorks Megamind which is expected to lead the box office across North America. The......

The heart is missing

Impressive vistas, uncompromising depiction of harsh frontier life, decent performances and an Oscar-winning reputation are not enough to turn The Missing into a compellingly interesting film. It......

The 23-man team lists for the 2006 World Cup

The23-man lists of the 32 teams for the 2006 football World Cup after theMay 15 deadline to confirm squads ended on Monday. A look at the selections:ANGOLAGoalkeepers: Joo Ricardo (unattached),......

Pele hated his nickname

Pele was so angry with a school classmate who dreamed up his nickname that he punched him, the soccer great recalled on Sunday."Pele isn't my real name," the Brazilian told the German newspaper......

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Q. The first stanza of which nursery rhyme did Thomas Edison used to test his invention of the phonograph in 1877 ?
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Q. What type of system did Paul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins all invent?Early WarningElectricityTelevision
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Q. Who was the inventor of telephone? Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Alva Edison James Watt Charles Darwin
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