In 1968, Robert Noyce
and Gordon Moore
were two unhappy engineers working for the Fairchild Semiconductor Company who decided to quit and create their own company Intel.
Invented ice cream recipes around 1832.
Mary Jacob and the history of the bra. Several patents were issued for women's undergarments.
Invented the Jet Ski.
Invented the Jacquard Loom that weaved complex designs.
The Janney coupler was an improvement in railroad car couplers that became the standard for the railroad freightcar couplers used even today.
Invented the Jarvik 7 artificial heart.
Doctor Ali Javan invented the first Gas Laser in 1960.
Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, who invented the swivel chair, the spherical sundial, the moldboard plow and the cipher wheel.
Jenkins invented a mechanical television system called radiovision and claimed to have transmitted the earliest moving silhouette images on June 14, 1923.
The first African American man to receive a patent on March 3, 1821 (US patent 3306x).
Profile of the co-founder of Apple Computers, Steve Jobs.
Changed the history of American food production by inventing vacuum packed canning.
Invented the first automatic refrigeration system for long-haul trucks.
The world's first African American heavyweight champion in history, also received a patent for a wrench (U.S.patent#1,413,121) on April the 18th, 1922.
Invented the Super Soaker®, a squirt gun. Johnson also invented thermodynamics systems, on the side.
Patented an improved mechanical egg beater on February 5, 1884.
Invented a permanent wave machine that would allow a hairdo to stay set for days.
Invented the "Clasp Locker", an early version of the zipper.
Julian received patents for synthesizing the medicines physostigmine for glaucoma, and cortisone for rheumatoid arthritis. He also received a patent for fire-extinguishing equipment.
Eminent marine biologist, considered a leader and authority for his work with cell development.
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