Monday, August 15, 2011

Scientific Inventions and Discoveries

Adding Machine -  Pascal – France – 1642
Aeroplane - Wright brothers – US – 1903
Ballpoint Pen – C.Biro – Hungary – 1888
Barometer – E. Torricelli – Italy -1644
Bicycle -  K. Macmillan – Scotland – 1839
Bicycle Tyre – J.B. Dunlop  -  Scotland -1888
Centigrade Scale – A. Celsius – France -1742
Cinematograph - Thomas Alva Edison – US -1891
Computer – Charles Babbage – Britain -1834
Cine Camera - Friese-Greene – britain -1889
Cinema -  A.L. and J.L Lumiere – France -1895
Clock (mechanical) -  Hsing and Ling-Tsan  – China  – 1725
Clock (pendulum) – C. Hugyens – The Netherlands -1657
Diesel Engine – Rudolf Diesel – Germany -  1892
Dynamite – Alfred Nobel-  Seeden – 1867
Dynamo – Michael Faraday – England – 1831
Electric Iron – H.W. Seeley -  US – 1882
Electric Lamp – Thomas Alva Edison – US – 1879
Electromanager – W. Sturgeon – England  – 1831
Film (with Sound) – Dr. Lee de Forest – US -1923
Fountain Pen - L.E. Waterman  – US -1884
Gas Lighting - Willam Murdoch – Scotland  -1794
Gramophone – Thomas Alva Edison- US – 1878
Jet Engine - Sir Frank Whittle – England -1937
Lift - E.G.Otis  – US – 1852
Locomotive - Richard Trevithck – England -1804
Machine Gun – Richard Gatling – US – 1861.
Match(safety)
- J.E. Lundstrom -Sweden – 1855
Microphone - David Hughes- US  – 1878
Microscope -  Z.Janssen -  The Netherlands -1590
Motor Car (Petrol) – Karl Benz  – Geamany – 1885
Motorcycle – Edward Butler  -  England – 1884
Neon-Lamp -  G.Claude -  France – 1915
Nylon – DR.W.H.Carothers – US  – 1937
Parachute -  Louis Lenormand – France – 1797
Photography(paper) – W.H.Fox Talbot – England -1835
Printing press - J.Gutenberg -Germany -1455
Radar -  Dr.A.H. Taylor and L.C.Young – US  -1922
Radium - Marie and pierre curie – France – 1898
Rayon – Viscose Co. -US – 1910
Razor (safety) – K.C. Gillette  – US  -1895
Razor (electric) -  Col. J. Schick  – US – 1931
Refrigerator  -  J. Harrison and A. Britain 1851            Carlin
Revolver -  Samuel Colt  -US – 1835
Rubber (vulcanised) - Charles Goodyear – US- 1841
Rubber (waterproof)- Charles Macintosh – Scotland – 1819
Safety Lamp – Sir Humphry Davy – England  – 1816
Safety Pin – William Hurst – US – 1849
Sewing Machine -  B. Thimmonnier – France -1830
Scooter  -  G. Bradshaw -  England – 1919
Ship (steam) - J.C. Perier -  France -1775
Ship (turbine) – Sir Charles Parsons – Britain – 1894
Shorthand (modern) – Sir Isaac Pitman-  England – 1837
Spinning Frame – Sir Richard Arkwright – England – 1769
Steam Engine (Piston)- Thomas Newcombe – Britain -1712
Steam engine- James Watt – Scotland – 1765
Stainless Steel – Harry Brearley -  England – 1913
Submarine
  -  D. Bushnell -  US -  1776
Tank-  Sir Ernest Swington -  England – 1914
Telegraph Code – Samuel F.B. Morse  – US  – 1837
Telephone-  Alexander Graham Bell    US        1876
Telescope- Hans Lippershey – The Netherlands -1608
Television - John Logie Baird – Scotland -1926
Terylene  - J. Whinfield and  H. Dickson – England -1941
Thermometer - Galileo Galilei  – Italy -1593
Tractor -  J. Froelich -  US  – 1892
Transistor-  Bardeen, Shockley and Brattain – US- 1949
Typewriter - C. Sholes – US -1866
Radio Valve  -  Sir J.A. Fleming  – Britain -1904
Watch - A.L. Brequet – France – 1791
X-ray - Wilhelm Roentgen -  Germany -1895
Zip Fastener - W.L. Judson – US -1891

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