Clear as a Bell


For decades, records made by Alexander Graham Bell—some of the first attempts to record sound—sat in storage at the National Museum of American History. Last year, thanks to laser technology, we were able to play them for the first time. But who’s voice were we hearing? Now we know: the mystery voice was indeed the famous inventor. Read the story in Smithsonian magazine and hear him for yourself.

Posted: 25 April 2013
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