Good News in History, March 2

Good News in History, March 2
Good News in History, March 2

230 years ago today, inventor Claude Chappe used the first optical telegraph to send a message over a long distance, slashing the time needed to transmit information by horseback. He sent the signals to his brother ten miles away, who discerned the message through a telescope: “Si vous reussissez, vous serez bientôt couvert de gloire.” […]

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