News Archive - Introduction of the Transistor
Article announcing the invention of the transistor at Bell Telephone Laboratories
The New York Times, July 1, 1948
This announcement article, published the day after the successful demonstration
of the use of transistors in a number of different applications at
Bell Telephone Laboratories, was buried on page 46 of the New York Times.
Had the editors known the impact that transistors ended up having on the
world, it would have been front-page news!