The Scots have a long tradition of success in science and technology. There are many famous Scottish inventors.
Alexander Graham Bell opened a school for teachers of deaf people in the USA and invented the telephone in 1876.
John Logie Baird showed the first working television in 1925, and four years later the BBC started broadcasting programmes.
Information taken from A Taste of Britain (Longman 1992), The World of English (Longman 1996), Customs and traditions in Britain (Longman 1996), Britain Today (Longman 1992) and Welcome to Great Britain & The U.S.A. (Longman 1994).