The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418   Message #3366623
Posted By: Rapparee
22-Jun-12 - 09:36 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Lee DeForest created the "audion" tube in 1906, just 9 years after Thompson's discovery, which led to the development of the triode. The Marconi Company was using a diode in 1904. The existence of the electron was first postulated in 1838 and it may have been earlier. Hardly "decades," Amos.