Black History Month spot-lights a Black man named Henry T. Sampson for inventing the gamma-electric cell, making cell phones possible.
Henry T. Sampson Jr. was the first African/Black American to achieve an MS degree in Nuclear Engineering where persons who hold such a degree are commonly referred to as Nuclear Physicist.
On July 6, 1971 Sampson’s invention was patented and he received a patent number which is: US 3591850; Sampson’s patent is maintained under the United States Patent and Trademark Office. See citations below for further inquiry.
Sampson continued/s to show his wisdom and expertise in the following positions and achievements:
-Bachelor of Science degree
-Master of Science in Engineering achieved at UCLA
-PhD in Nuclear Engineering
-Research Chemical Engineer
-Writer of Blacks in Black and White
-Professor at California State University San Bernadino
-Consultant for Historical Black Colleges and Universities
-Fraternity Member of the Omega Psi Phi
-Got married in 2007
Professor-Inventor-Scientist-Dr. Henry J. Sampson gave us the cell phone part that made cell phones possible and his greatness is thoroughly appreciated and admired.
We honor him during Black History Month and forever more. Much energy has been given to discredit Dr. Sampson but he will always be honored herein.
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- Global History Network- Henry T. Sampson Biography
- ( http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Henry_T._Sampson )
- United States Patent 3,591,860
- Patent Date of file July 6, 1971
- (http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/srchnum.htm )