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Salute to Internet Discoverers


The Tesla Memorial Society of New York salutes the three men who's discoveries in the field of physics are vital to the Internet.  Those three men were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in October 2000:

Jack S. Kilby, an engineer for the Texas Instruments in Dallas, United States, 

Zhores I. Alferov, the director of the A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia,

Herbert Kroemer, a physicist and professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara.  

These three men, with their work and ingenuity, made our lives better and more interesting.  All three men shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in October 2000 for their discoveries vital to the internet.  The Internet is the greatest technological wonder of our civilization.  The words, pictures, signs, information, and news are being transferred from continents to continents within seconds.  The Internet is the highway of informations, connecting continents over seas and oceans, connecting governments and states, common people, and friends on opposite sides of the global.  It is a tremendous boost in commerce and advertisement.  It is a limitless space for the storage of information and transfer of knowledge.  It is the school blackboard of the world.