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Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Space. The Final Frontier.
« Reply #200: June 18, 2012, 11:05:33 PM »
Recently read "The Idea Factory" (history of Bell Labs)...the telephone industry probably did more to drive the US economy (and war effort) from the 30s to 50s than any other sector (including automobiles, shipbuilding, and heavy manufacturing).  Amazing how voice transmission is  essentially a freebee these days.