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Utah State Capitol

Philo T. Farnsworth

philofarnsworthArtist: James Avati
Date: n.d.
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: unspecified
Collection: Capitol Collection
Location: fourth floor

Born in Beaver, Utah, Philo Farnsworth was an inventor credited with developing the first completely electric television, as well as an all-electronic image pickup device, referred to as a video camera tube. Later in his life, he invented a nuclear fusion device that was very influential in the world of nuclear energy.

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