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The NEW £2 Coin issued in commemoration of Alexander Graham Bell. But what did he invent?
Who is Alexander Graham Bell? Alexander Graham Bell is best known as the inventor of the telephone, as on 10th March 1876, he completely revolutionised the world of communication when achieved the world’s first successful telephone transmission. How did Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone work? The telephone had two parts: the transmitter and the receiver. Basically,…Read More
For the FIRST time Alan Turing is commemorated on a UK 50p coin, but who is he and what did he do?
Alan Turing is renowned as the father of modern computing. At the age of 33 he was employed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at Teddington, south-west London and given the task of designing a new type of calculating machine for Britain. He played a pivotal role in the development of early computers, and he…Read More