His famous inventions are used in modern recording heads, magnetic sound for motion pictures, tape machines and video tape recording decks.
Received a patent for electrophotography, the history of the Xerox or photocopy machine.
A brilliant and tragic mind, Carothers was the brains behind Dupont and the history of synthetic fibers.
Brought us the comfort zone with "Air Conditioning."
Behind the invention of the far-ultraviolet camera and spectrograph.
A pioneer in surgery technology.
Modern baseball was invented by Alexander Cartwright.
A cleric and the inventor of the power loom.
Agricultural chemist who invented three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes; and changed the history of agriculture in the south. See Also - Pictures and Quotes
Swedish astronomer, Anders Celsius invented the centigrade scale and thermometer.
Invented Internet protocols.
The first non-electric telegraph was invented by Claude Chappe.
A noted biochemist, photobiologist, and astrochemist.
Moisture proof cellophane.
Invented and patented new lubricants, used in high flying aircraft and NASA space missions.
In 1886, Cochran invented the dishwasher in Shelbyville, Illinois.
Invented the "electrochemical paintbrush", nanotechnology used in etching microchips.
The founding father of genetic engineering.
Invented Pine-Sol in 1929.
Inventor of the colt revolver.
Invented Enovid - the history of the first oral contraceptive.
Invented the antibiotic tetracycline, the most prescribed broad-spectrum antibiotic in the history of the United States.
Invented the X-Ray tube - the history of the "Coolidge Tube".
Inventor of the modern cell phone.
The history of the inventor of the Tom Thumb locomotive and Jello.
Astronomer that proved that the sun was the center of the solar system and that the earth was shaped like round balls.
Recieved a patent for the pyrotechnic signaling system known as maritime signal flares.
Invented propellants for nuclear reactors.
Invented a electrostatic precipitator called the 'Cottrell' that removed particles/pollution smoke or gases in smokestacks.
Modern scuba gear consists of one or more gas tanks strapped to the divers back and connected to an air hose and an invention called the demand regulator.
Ed Cox invented a pre-soaped pad with which to clean pots.
Designed and sold toilet paper.
When the flashlight was invented the biblical quote of Let There Be Light was on the cover of the 1899 Eveready catalog.
Invented the Cray Supercomputer - the history of supercomputers.
Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule, a machine that combined the best features of both the Spinning Jenny and Arkwright's Water (spinning) Frame.
Crosthwait holds thirty-nine patents for heating systems and temperature regulating devices. He is known for creating the heating system in New York City's famous Radio City Music Hall.
Invented Actar 911, the CPR mannequin.
Also known as Madame Curie - discovered radium and furthered x-ray technology.
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