WTF Fun Fact – Phonautograph

The phonautograph was invented by a Frenchman in the 1850’s and was the first device to record sound. Researchers played back these early recordings as sound for the first time in 2008. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89380697

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2 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Phonautograph”

  1. @Craig. The sentence is perfectly fine the way it is written. Just because you got confused does not mean it is incorrect. It says the 1850s. Stop projecting your incompetence.

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  2. Researchers played back these early recordings as sound for the first time in 2008
    The sound was not recorded in 2008, sentence should be:

    In 2008, Researchers played back these early recordings as sound for the first time.

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