John Ambrose Fleming Quote
Becoming Light: Poems New and Selected (1991)
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
John Ambrose Fleming
Born: November 29, 1849
Died: April 18, 1945 (aged 95)
Bio: Sir John Ambrose Fleming FRS was an English electrical engineer and physicist. He is known for inventing the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube, the diode, then called the kenotron in 1904. He is also famous for the left hand rule.