Paige received a patent for the Mark Twain funded Paige Typesetter, a competitor to the linotype machine patented by Ottmar Mergenthaler.
Invented a new and improved gas heating furnace.
Louis Parker received a patent for the first television receiver.
Patented a new steam turbine engine on April 1884 and immediately used the engine to drive an electrical generator which he also designed.
John Parsons' invention changed the control of machines and industrial processes to make more precise functions.
The French scientist, Blaise Pascal has been credited with inventing the very first digital calculator.
Louis Pasteur discovered that most infectious diseases are caused by germs, known as the "germ theory of disease". Pasteur created inventions based on fermentation, such as improved brewing methods and pasteurization. The history of pasteurization.
Invented a toy truck at the age of six.
The king of wacky patents.
Invented a type of free-jet water turbine called the Pelton Wheel or Pelton turbine.
Edwin Perkins invented Kool-Aid in 1927.
Jacob Perkins was a noted inventor of various types of machinery including steel engraving plates for bank notes.
Charles Plank co-invented the first zeolite catalyst, which made gasoline production possible.
Roy Plunkett invented tetrafluoroethylene polymers, known as Teflon.
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The arc transmitter which - contrary to all previous types of radio transmitters - generated continuous radio waves was invented by the Danish engineer Valdemar Poulsen in 1902. Poulsen also invented the telegraphone, for recording telephone conversations.
Priestley invented soda water and co-discovered oxygen.
Dr. Dietrich Prinz wrote the original chess-playing program for a general purpose computer.
Famous mathematician who invented the Prony brake - dynamometer.
Inventor of the Puckle gun
George Pullman invented the Pullman Sleeping Car in 1857. The history of railroads.
Michael Pupin improved the quality of long-distance telephone and telegraph transmissions.
Invented several inventions including an improved fountain pen.
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