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Thanks for posting about this presentation, Chris. I was initially 
unable to reserve a spot, but got on the waiting list and did receive a 
"seat" in time to log on. Navigating that process was not terribly 
intuitive, but with some effort I prevailed.

It was not about his work in audio, yet I did enjoy it.

Joe Salerno


On 12/7/2020 3:43 AM, Chris Brady wrote:
> See this link for details on an online lecture about the inventor of
> stereo one Alan Blumlein from Hayes, Middx., UK
>
> https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Hayes-Town-News---A-crossing-at-last.html
>
> Mystery of death flight revealed - Monday 7 December
> 		
> Stereo sound was invented at the original Central Research Laboratory
> at the old EMI works in Hayes - now known as The Old Vinyl Factory.
> The inventor was a genius called Alan Blumlein. He also invented
> airborne radar which was a vital element in Britain winning the Second
> World War. This work had to be kept secret as was his untimely death
> in a plane crash in 1942. That is why he never became famous but now
> the Institution of Engineering and Technology is holding a lecture to
> tell the story about what happened on that fateful flight. It will be
> online on Monday 7 December at 7 30pm.
>
> Click here to book a place
> [https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2020/12/07/alan-blumlein-the-story-behind-the-fateful-flight-249074]
>
> ====