(1980)

Radio Shack, 1980 Series
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Price
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Pages
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Shack Division of Tandy Corporation
Printer
Printed in the U. S. A.
Editing
William M. Palmer (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

First printing September 1980. On the cover and just above the indicia lists the catalog number: Cat. No. 68-2028.

Radio Shack Division of Tandy Corporation, One Tandy Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. Copyright 1980 by Tandy Corporation.

The U.S. NASA Space Telescope (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Inks
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Colors
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Letters
J. & R. Weathers/Designers ?

Genre
math & science
Keywords
NASA

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Science Fair Story of Electronics / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William M. Palmer (credited)
Pencils
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Inks
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Colors
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Letters
J. & R. Weathers/Designers ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today began yesterday!
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Characters
Teacher; students; Nikola Tesla; Sir Humphrey Gilbert; Michael Faraday; Benjamin Franklin; James Clerk-Maxwell; Heinrich Hertz; Joseph Henry; Samuel Morse; Thomas Edison; Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas Watson; Guglielmo Marconi; Edwin Armstrong; Professor Ellery Paine; Karl Jansky
Synopsis
Survey of the accumulation of knowledge concerning electricity, with special emphasis on the contributions of immigrants. World Weather Watch, microwave ovens, overseas satellite electronic mail, picture phones, the compact integrated circuit, the microcomputer, and instant sports playbacks are all presented as new or coming innovations.
Keywords
Computer; electricity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Science Fair Story of Electronics / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William M. Palmer (credited)
Pencils
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Inks
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Colors
J. & R. Weathers/Designers (credited)
Letters
J. & R. Weathers/Designers ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The story you have just read began countless centuries ago and because our ancestors had a natural curiosity about things.
Genre
advocacy; math & science
Characters
Vikings; Pilgrims; explorers; Neil Armstrong; Edwin Aldrin; students
Synopsis
A call for the advancement of science and freedom.

Build Your Knowledge With Science Fair Kits! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Funway to Learn About Science! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The U.S. NASA Space Telescope
  2. 1. ["Get a headstart on tomorrow with Radio Shack TRS-80 computers today!"]
  3. 2. ["Today began yesterday!"]
    The Science Fair Story of Electronics
  4. 3. ["The story you have just read began countless centuries ago and because our ancestors had a natural curiosity about things."]
    The Science Fair Story of Electronics
  5. 4. Build Your Knowledge With Science Fair Kits!
  6. 5. The Funway to Learn About Science!
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