Bob intended to become a physicist.

To pay the bills during college, he repaired television sets.

Most TV sets had tubes in them at that time; he learned their capabilities and limitations through practical experience…when he wasn’t studying for his physics degree.

This on-the-job introduction to electronics began his lifelong romance with vacuum tubes. Dare we say, "He warmed to them" ?

Bob Carver has been a guest on 1 episode.