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Premieres Feb. 5, 2013 // Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future. More at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/silicon/