Blast Through the Stratosphere With Vacuum Tubes, 1951

Today almost nobody's interested in the lowly vacuum tube except vintage guitar fiends and fans of high-end stereo equipment. Back in the early 50s, they "cut through the unknown like a rocket through the stratosphere," powering everything from TV sets to early computers. IBM and pioneers of the computer industry… » 5/21/08 1:20pm 5/21/08 1:20pm