Revelations of the Christian Kingdoms…
Notable Inventions, Innovations, and Revelations of Mankind
Johannes Gutenberg invents printing press with metal movable type.
In Germany, drypoint engravings invented.
Muzzle-loaded rifles invented in Italy and Germany.
In Venice, the first known copyright granted.
Leonardo DaVinci designed the first parachute.
Bell chimes invented.
Leonardo da Vinci first to seriously theorize about flying machines.
Martin Behaim invented the first map globe.
Whiskey invented in Scotland.
A graphite pencil invented by Conrad Gesner.
Bottled beer invented in London.
Gerard Mercator invents Mercator map projection.
Englishmen, William Lee invents a knitting machine called the stocking frame.
Dutchmen, Zacharias Janssen invents the compound microscope.
Galileo Galilei invents a water thermometer.
Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.
The earliest human-powered submarine invented by Cornelis Drebbel.
William Oughtred invents a slide ruler.
Frenchmen, Jean-Baptiste Denys invents a method for blood transfusion.
Giovanni Branca invents a steam turbine.
W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.
Frenchmen, Blaise Pascal invents an adding machine.
Evangelista Torricelli invents the barometer.
Otto von Guericke invents a air pump.
Cuckoo clocks made in Furtwangen, Germany, in the Black Forest region.
James Gregory invents the first reflecting telescope.
Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope.
The first reference to a candy cane is made.
Dom Pérignon invents Champagne.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents a calculating machine.
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was the first to see and describe bacteria with a microscope.
Christian Huygens patents the pocket watch.
Robert Hooke invents the universal joint.
Denis Papin invents the pressure cooker.
Englishmen, Thomas Savery invents a steam pump.
French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.
Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer.
John Kay invents the flying shuttle.
E.G. von Kleist invents the leyden jar, the first electrical capacitor.
John Campbell invents the sextant.
Dolland invents a chromatic lens.
Englishmen, John Harrison invents the navigational clock or marine chronometer for measuring longitude.
James Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.
Joseph Priestley invents carbonated water – soda water.
Richard Arkwright patents the spinning frame.
James Watt invents an improved steam engine.
Georges Louis Lesage patents the electric telegraph.
Alexander Cummings invents the flush toilet.
Jacques Perrier invents a steamship.
David Bushnell invents a submarine.
Samuel Crompton invents the spinning mule.
Benjamin Franklin invents bi-focal eyeglasses.
Gervinus invents the circular saw.
Louis Sebastien demonstrates the first parachute.
Benjamin Hanks patents the self-winding clock.
The Montgolfier brothers invent the hot-air balloon.
Englishmen, Henry Cort invents the steel roller for steel production.
Andrew Meikle invents the threshing machine.
Joseph Bramah invents the safety lock.
Edmund Cartwright invents the power loom.
Claude Berthollet invents chemical bleaching.
Charles Augustus Coulomb invents the torsion balance.
Jean Pierre Blanchard invents a working parachute.
John Fitch invents a steamboat.
The guillotine is invented.
The United States issued its first patent to William Pollard of Philadelphia for a machine that roves and spins cotton.
John Barber invents the gas turbine. Early bicycles invented in Scotland.
William Murdoch invents gas lighting.
The first ambulance.
Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin.
Welshmen, Philip Vaughan invents ball bearings.
Francois Appert invents the preserving jar for food.
Edward Jenner creates a smallpox vaccination.
Wittemore patents a carding machine.
A British inventor, Henry Maudslay invents the first metal or precision lathe.
The first soft drink invented.
Aloys Senefelder invents lithography.
Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
Louis Robert invents the Fourdrinier Machine for sheet paper making.
Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom.
Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
Freidrich Winzer (Winsor) was the first person to patent gas lighting.
Richard Trevithick, an English mining engineer, developed the first steam-powered locomotive. Unfortunately, the machine was too heavy and broke the very rails it was traveling on.
Humphry Davy invents the first electric light – the first arc lamp.
German, Frederick Koenig invents an improved printing press.
Peter Durand invents the tin can.
George Stephenson designs the first steam locomotive.
The first plastic surgery is performed in England.
German, Joseph von Fraunhofer invents the spectrocope for the chemical analysis of glowing objects.
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce was the first person to take a photograph. He took the picture by setting up a machine called the camera obscura in the window of his home in France. It took eight hours for the camera to take the picture.
Humphry Davy invents the miner’s lamp.
Samuel Fahnestock patents a soda fountain.
René Laënnec invents the stethoscope.
Mackintosh (raincoat) invented by Charles Mackintosh of Scotland.
Michael Faraday invents the first toy balloon.
Englishmen, Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement.
William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet.
John Walker invents modern matches.
Charles Wheatstone was the first person to coin the phrase microphone.
American, W.A. Burt invents a typewriter.
Frenchmen, Louis Braille invents braille printing for the blind. William Austin Burt patents a typographer, a predecessor to the typewriter.
Frenchmen, Barthelemy Thimonnier invents a sewing machine.
American, Cyrus McCormick invents the first commercially successful reaper.
Michael Faraday invents a electric dynamo.
The first patented stereoscope was invented by Charles Wheatstone in 1832 and patented in 1838.
Englishmen, Henry Talbot invents calotype photography.
Solymon Merrick patents the wrench.
Englishmen, Francis Pettit Smith invents the propeller.
Charles Babbage invents a mechanical calculator.
Francis Pettit Smith and John Ericcson co-invent the propellor.
Samuel Colt invented the first revolver.
Samuel Morse invents the telegraph.
English schoolmaster, Rowland Hill invents the postage stamp.
Samual Morse invents Morse Code.
American, Thaddeus Fairbanks invents platform scales.
American, Charles Goodyear invents rubber vulcanization.
Frenchmen, Louis Daguerre and J.N. Niepce co-invent Daguerreotype photography.
Kirkpatrick Macmillan invents a bicycle.
Welshmen, Sir William Robert Grove conceives of the first hydrogen fuel cell.
Englishmen, John Herschel invents the blueprint.
Samuel Slocum patents the stapler.
Joseph Dart builds the first grain elevator.
Alexander Bain of Scotland, invents the facsimile.
Englishmen, John Mercer invents mercerized cotton.
American, Elias Howe invents a sewing machine.
Robert William Thomson patents the first vulcanised rubber pneumatic tire.
Dr. William Morton, a Massachusetts dentist, is the first to use anesthesia for tooth extraction.
Hungarian, Ignaz Semmelweis invents antisceptics.
Waldo Hanchett patents the dental chair.
Walter Hunt invents the safety pin.
Joel Houghton was granted the first patent for a dishwasher.
Isaac Singer invents a sewing machine.
Jean Bernard Léon Foucault invents gyroscope.
Henri Giffard builds an airship powered by the first aircraft engine – an unsuccessful design.
George Cayley invents a manned glider.
John Tyndall demonstrates the principles of fiber optics.
Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine motor.
Georges Audemars invents rayon.
Louis Pasteur invents pasteurisation.
George Pullman invents the Pullman Sleeping Car for train travel.
Hamilton Smith patents the rotary washing machine.
Jean Lenoir invents an internal combustion engine.
Elisha Otis patents elevator safety brakes, creating a safer elevator.
Pierre Michaux invents a bicycle.
Linus Yale invents the Yale lock or cylinder lock.
Richard Gatling patents the machine gun.
Alexander Parkes invents the first man-made plastic.
Alfred Nobel invents dynamite.
J. Osterhoudt patents the tin can with a key opener.
Englishmen Robert Whitehead invents a torpedo.
George Westinghouse invents air brakes.
Robert Mushet invents tungsten steel.
J P Knight invents traffic lights.
J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.
A.M. Ward issues the first mail-order catalog.
Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.
American, C. Goodyear, Jr. invents the shoe welt stitcher.
Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
Nicolaus August Otto invents the first practical four-stroke internal combustion engine.
Melville Bissell patents the carpet sweeper.
Thomas Edison invents the ylinder phonograph or tin foil phonograph.
Eadweard Muybridge invents the first moving pictures.
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan was the first person to invent a practical and longer-lasting electic lightbulb.
The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper.
Englishmen, John Milne invents the modern seismograph.
Alexander Graham Bell invents the first crude metal detector.
David Houston patents the roll film for cameras.
Edward Leveaux patents the automatic player piano.
George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film.
Frenchmen, H. de Chardonnet invents rayon.
Lewis Edson Waterman invents the first practical fountain pen.
James Ritty invents the first working, mechanical cash register.
Charles Parson patents the steam turbine.
Harim Maxim invents the machine gun.
Karl Benz invents the first practical automobile to be powered by an internal-combustion engine.
Gottlieb Daimler invents the first gas-engined motorcycle.
Josephine Cochrane invents the dishwasher.
Gottlieb Daimler builds the world’s first four-wheeled motor vehicle.
John Pemberton invents Coca Cola.
German, Heinrich Hertz invents radar.
Rowell Hodge patents barbed wire.
Emile Berliner invents the gramophone.
F.E. Muller and Adolph Fick invent the first wearable contact lenses.
Marvin Stone patents the spiral winding process to manufacture the first paper drinking straws.
John Boyd Dunlop patents a commercially successful pneumatic tire.
Nikola Tesla invents the AC motor and transformer.
Joshua Pusey invents the matchbook.
Sir James Dewar and Sir Frederick Abel co-invent Cordite – a type of smokeless gunpowder.
Jesse W. Reno invents the escalator.
Rudolf Diesel invents the diesel-fueled internal combustion engine.
Sir James Dewar invents the Dewar flask or vacuum flask.
American, W.L. Judson invents the zipper.
Edward Goodrich Acheson invents carborundum.
Lumiere Brothers invent a portable motion-picture camera, film processing unit and projector called the Cinematographe. Lumiere Brothers using their Cinematographe are the first to present a projected motion picture to an audience of more that one person.
American, H. O’Sullivan invents the rubber heel.
Edwin Prescott patents the roller coaster.
Rudolf Diesel receives patent #608,845 for an “internal combustion engine” the Diesel engine.
I.R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame.
John Thurman patents the motor-driven vacuum cleaner.
The zeppelin invented by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
Charles Seeberger redesigned Jesse Reno’s escalator and invented the modern escalator.
King Camp Gillette invents the double-edged safety razor.
The first radio receiver, successfully received a radio transmission.
Hubert Booth invents a compact and modern vacuum cleaner.
Willis Carrier invents the air conditioner.
The lie detector or polygraph machine is invented by James Mackenzie.
The birth of the Teddy Bear.
George Claude invented neon light.
Edward Binney and Harold Smith co-invent crayons.
Bottle-making machinery invented by Michael J. Owens.
The Wright brothers invent the first gas motored and manned airplane.
Mary Anderson invents windshield wipers.
William Coolidge invents ductile tungsten used in lightbulbs.
Teabags invented by Thomas Suillivan.
Benjamin Holt invents a tractor.
John A Fleming invents a vacuum diode or Fleming valve.
Albert Einstein published the Theory of Relativity and made famous the equation, E = mc2.
Mary Anderson receives a patent for windshield wipers.
William Kellogg invents Cornflakes.
Lewis Nixon invents the first sonar like device.
Lee Deforest invents electronic amplifying tube (triode).
Leo Baekeland invents the first synthetic plastic called Bakelite.
Color photography invented by Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
The very first piloted helicopter was invented by Paul Cornu.
The gyrocompass invented by Elmer A. Sperry.
Cellophane invented by Jacques E. Brandenberger.
Model T first sold.
J W Geiger and W Müller invent the geiger counter.
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Instant coffee invented by G. Washington.
Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture.
Georges Claude displayed the first neon lamp to the public on December11, 1910, in Paris.
Charles Franklin Kettering invents the first automobile electrical ignition system.
Motorized movie cameras invented, replaced hand-cranked cameras.
The first tank patented by Australian inventor De La Mole.
Clarence Crane created Life Savers candy in 1912.
The crossword puzzle invented by Arthur Wynne.
The Merck Chemical Company patented, what is now know as, ecstasy.
Mary Phelps Jacob invents the bra.
Gideon Sundback invented the modern zipper.
Garrett A. Morgan invents the Morgan gas mask.
Eugene Sullivan and William Taylor co-invented Pyrex in New York City.
Radio tuners invented, that received different stations.
Stainless steel invented by Henry Brearly.
Gideon Sundback patented the modern zipper (not the first zipper).
The superheterodyne radio circuit invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong. Today, every radio or television set uses this invention.
Charles Jung invented fortune cookies.
The pop-up toaster invented by Charles Strite.
Short-wave radio invented.
The flip-flop circuit invented.
The arc welder invented.
The tommy gun patented by John T Thompson.
The Band-Aid (pronounced ‘ban-’dade) invented by Earle Dickson.
Artificial life begins — the first robot built.
John Larson invented the lie detector.
Insulin invented by Sir Frederick Grant Banting.
The first 3-D movie (spectacles with one red and one green lens) is released.
Garrett A. Morgan invents a traffic signal.
The television or iconoscope (cathode-ray tube) invented by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin.
John Harwood invented the self-winding watch.
Clarence Birdseye invents frozen food.
The dynamic loudspeaker invented by Rice and Kellogg.
Notebooks with spiral bindings invented.
The mechanical television a precursor to the modern television, invented by John Logie Baird.
Robert H. Goddard invents liquid-fueled rockets.
Eduard Haas III invents PEZ candy.
JWA Morrison invents the first quartz crystal watch.
Philo Taylor Farnsworth invents a complete electronic TV system.
Erik Rotheim patents an aerosol can.
Warren Marrison developed the first quartz clock.
Philip Drinker invents the iron lung.
Scottish biologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
Bubble gum invented by Walter E. Diemer.
Jacob Schick patented the electric shaver.
American, Paul Galvin invents the car radio.
Yo-Yo re-invented as an American fad.
Scotch tape patented by 3M engineer, Richard G. Drew.
The frozen food process patented by Clarence Birdseye.
Wallace Carothers and DuPont Labs invents neoprene.
The “differential analyzer”, or analog computer invented by Vannevar Bush at MIT in Boston.
Frank Whittle and Dr Hans von Ohain both invent a jet engine.
Harold Edgerton invented stop-action photography.
Germans Max Knott and Ernst Ruska co-invent the electron microscope.
Polaroid photography invented by Edwin Herbert Land.
The zoom lens and the light meter invented.
Carl C. Magee invents the first parking meter.
Karl Jansky invents the radio telescope.
Frequency modulation (FM radio) invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong.
Stereo records invented.
Richard M. Hollingshead builds a prototype drive-in movie theater in his driveway.
Englishmen, Percy Shaw invents cat eyes or roads reflectors.
Charles Darrow claims he invented the game Monopoly Joseph Begun invents the first tape recorder for broadcasting – first magnetic recording.
Wallace Carothers and DuPont Labs invents nylon ( polymer 6.6.)
The first canned beer made.
Robert Watson-Watt patented radar.
Bell Labs invents the voice recognition machine.
Chester F. Carlson invents the photocopier.
The first jet engine is built.
The ballpoint pen invented by Ladislo Biro.
Strobe lighting invented.
LSD was synthesized on November 16, 1938 by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann of Sandoz Laboratories.
Roy J. Plunkett invented tetrafluoroethylene polymers or Teflon.
Nescafe or freeze-dried coffee invented. The first working turboprop engine.
Igor Sikorsky invents the first successful helicopter.
The electron microscope invented.
Dr William Reich invents the orgone accumulator.
Peter Goldmark invents modern color television system.
Karl Pabst invents the jeep.
Konrad Zuse’s Z3, the first computer controlled by software.
Aerosol spray cans invented by American inventors, Lyle David Goodloe and W.N. Sullivan.
Enrico Fermi invents the neutronic reactor.
John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry built the first electronic digital computer.
Mueller designs a turboprop engine.
Synthetic rubber invented.
Richard James invents the slinky.
James Wright invent silly putty.
Swiss chemist, Albert Hofmann discovered the hallucinogenic properties of LSD.
Emile Gagnan and Jacques Cousteau invent the aqualung.
The kidney dialysis machine invented by Willem Kolff.
Synthetic cortisone invented by Percy Lavon Julian.
Vannevar Bush proposes hypertext.
The atomic bomb invented.
The microwave oven invented by Percy Spencer.
British/Hungarian scientist, Dennis Gabor, developed the theory of holography.
Mobile phones first invented. Although cell phones were not sold commercially until 1983.
Bardeen, Brattain, and Shockley invent the transistor.
Earl Silas Tupper patented the Tupperware seal.
The Frisbee ® invented by Walter Frederick Morrison and Warren Franscioni.
Velcro ® invented by George de Mestral.
Robert Hope-Jones invented the Wurlitzer jukebox.
Cake mix invented.
The first credit card (Diners) invented by Ralph Schneider.
Super glue invented.
Power steering invented by Francis W. Davis.
Charles Ginsburg invented the first video tape recorder (VTR).
Mr Potato Head patented.
The first patent for bar code issued to inventors Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver.
The first diet soft drink sold.
Edward Teller and team build the hydrogen bomb.
Radial tires invented.
The first musical synthesizer invented by RCA.
David Warren invented the black box – flight recorder.
Transistor radio invented by Texas Instruments.
Oral contraceptives invented – the pill.
The first nonstick teflon pan produced.
The solar cell invented by Chaplin, Fuller and Pearson.
Ray Kroc started McDonalds.
Optic fiber invented.
The first computer hard disk used.
The hovercraft invented by Christopher Cockerell.
Bette Nesmith Graham invented “Mistake Out,” later renamed Liquid Paper, to paint over mistakes made with a typewriter.
Fortran (computer language) invented.
The computer modem invented.
Gordon Gould invents the laser.
The Hula Hoop invented by Richard Knerr and Arthur “Spud” Melin.
The integrated circuit invented by Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce.
The internal pacemaker invented by Wilson Greatbatch.
Barbie Doll invented.
Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce both invent the microchip.
The halogen lamp invented.
The nondairy creamer invented.
The audio cassette invented.
The fiber-tip pen invented by Yukio Horie.
Spacewar, the first computer video game invented.
Dow Corp invents silicone breast implants.
The video disk invented.
Acrylic paint invented.
Permanent-press fabric invented.
BASIC (an early computer language) is invented by John George Kemeny and Tom Kurtz.
Soft contact lenses invented.
The compact disk invented by James Russell.
Kevlar invented by Stephanie Louise Kwolek.
Electronic Fuel injection for cars invented.
The first handheld calculator invented.
The computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart.
The first computer with integrated circuits made.
Robert Dennard invented RAM (random access memory).
The arpanet (first internet) invented.
The artificial heart invented.
The ATM invented.
The bar-code scanner is invented.
The daisy-wheel printer invented.
The floppy disk invented by Alan Shugart.
The dot-matrix printer invented.
The food processor invented.
The liquid-crystal display (LCD) invented by James Fergason.
The microprocessor invented by Faggin, Hoff and Mazor.
VCR or videocassette invented.
The word processor invented.
Pong first video game invented by Nolan Bushnell.
Hacky Sack invented by John Stalberger and Mike Marshall.
Gene splicing invented.
The ethernet (local computer network) invented by Robert Metcalfe and Xerox.
Bic invents the disposable lighter.
The post-it notes invented by Arthur Fry.
Giorgio Fischer, a gynecologist from Rome, Italy, invents liposuction.
The laser printer invented.
The push-through tab on a drink can invented.
The ink-jet printer invented.
Magnetic resonance imaging invented by Raymond V. Damadian.
Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston invented the VisiCalc spreadsheet.
The artificial heart Jarvik-7 invented by Robert K. Jarvik.
Cell phones invented.
Cray supercomputer invented by Seymour Cray.
Scott Olson invents roller blades.
The hepatitis-B vaccine invented.
The first IBM-PC invented.
The scanning tunneling microscope invented by Gerd Karl Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer.
Human growth hormone genetically engineered.
The Apple Lisa invented.
Soft bifocal contact lens invented.
First Cabbage Patch Kids sold.
Programmer Jaron Lanier first coins the term “virtual reality”.
The CD-ROM invented.
The Apple Macintosh invented.
Windows program invented by Microsoft.
A high-temperature super-conductor invented by J. Georg Bednorz and Karl A. Muller.
Synthetic skin invented by G. Gregory Gallico, III.
Fuji introduced the disposable camera.
The first 3-D video game invented.
Disposable contact lenses invented.
Digital cellular phones invented.
The RU-486 (abortion pill) invented.
Doppler radar invented by Christian Andreas Doppler.
Prozac invented at the Eli Lilly Company by inventor Ray Fuller.
The first patent for a genetically engineered animal is issued to Harvard University researchers Philip Leder and Timothy Stewart.
Ralph Alessio and Fredrik Olsen received a patent for the Indiglo nightlight. The bluish green light is used to illuminate the entire face of a watch.
High-definition television invented.
The World Wide Web and Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
The digital answering machine invented.
The smart pill invented.
The pentium processor invented.
HIV protease inhibitor invented.
The Java computer language invented.
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) invented.
Web TV invented.
The gas-powered fuel cell invented.
Scientists measure the fastest wind speed ever recorded on earth, 509 km/h(318 mph).
Tekno Bubbles patented.
AbioCor artificial heart invented by Abiomed – the Abiocor represents groundbreaking medical miniaturization technology. Nuvaring birth control invented by Organon.
Artificial liver invented by Dr. Kenneth Matsumura and Alin Foundation.
Fuel cell bike invented by Aprilia.
Self-cleaning windows invented by PPG Industries.
On October 23, 2001 Apple Computers publicly announced their portable music digital player the iPod, created under project codename Dulcimer.
Braille Glove invented by Ryan Patterson.
Phone tooth invented by James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau.
Nano-tex – nanotechnology wearable fabrics invented by Nano-tex LLC.
Birth control patch invented by Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical.
Foveon Camera Chip invented by Richard Merrill.
Date Rape Drug Spotter invented by Francisco Guerra.
Solar Tower invented by Jorg Schlaich.
Virtual keyboard invented by Canesta and VKB.
ICOPOD invented by Sanford Ponder.
Optical Camouflage System invented by Susumu Tachi, Masahiko Inami, and Naoki Kawakami
Toyota’s Hybrid Car
Ice Bike invented by Dan Hanebrink
New Toy Robots Max the robotic cat invented by Omron, LUCKY, THE ROVING ROBO-RAPTOR invented by Walt Disney Imagineering, and Sony builds Aibo a companion called Orio.
New Fabrics, Salmon Skin Leather invented by Claudia Escobar and Skini, and Luminex a glowing fabric invented by Luminex.
Java Log a log for your fireplace made from used coffee grinds and invented by Rod Sprules
Infrared Fever Screening System used in public buildings to scan for people with a high temperature from a fever or sars invented by Singapore Technologies Electronics and the Singapore Defense Science and Technology Agency
The No-Contact Jacket invented by Adam Whiton and Yolita Nugent, protects the wearer by electric shocking any attackers.
Translucent Concrete developed by Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi and called LitraCon and is based on a matrix of parallel optical glass fibers embedded into the concrete that can transmit light and color from the outside. However, this is not the only translucent concrete out there. Inventor Bill Price has been developing another variety.
Ka-on or Flower Sound are plants that play music invented by the Japanese based Let’s Corporation. Flowers bouquets will act as loudspeakers when placed in a special vase that has electronics hidden in the base.
Intel Express Chipsets – Grantsdale and Alderwood are the code names of Intel’s newest chips that will provide superior and inexpensive built-in sound and video capacities for the PC including the ability to do high definition video editing without additional computer cards.
SonoPrep invented by bioengineer Robert Langer, is a device that will deliver medication by sound waves rather than injection. According to the Sontra Medical Corporation, SonoPrep’s manufacturer: The small, battery-powered device applies low-frequency ultrasonic energy to the skin for 15 seconds. The ultrasound temporarily rearranges lipids in the skin, opening channels that let fluids be delivered or extracted. After about 24 hours, the skin returns to normal.
YouTube – the online video sharing and viewing community – was invented in
by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.
YouTube was named Time Magazines Invention of the year in
1543 Copernicus: heliocentric model
1543 Vesalius: pioneering research into human anatomy
1552 Michael Servetus: early research into pulmonary circulation
1570s Tycho Brahe: detailed astronomical observations
1600 William Gilbert: Earth’s magnetic field
1609 Johannes Kepler: first two laws of planetary motion
1610 Galileo Galilei: Sidereus Nuncius: telescopic observations
1611 Johannes Kepler: Astronomical Telescope
1614 John Napier: use of logarithms for calculation
1628 William Harvey: Blood circulation
1637 René Descartes: Scientific method
1643 Evangelista Torricelli invents the mercury barometer
1662 Robert Boyle: Boyle’s law of ideal gas
1665 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society first peer reviewed scientific journal published.
1669 Nicholas Steno: Proposes that fossils are organic remains embedded in layers of sediment, basis of stratigraphy
1675 Leibniz, Newton: infinitesimal calculus
1675 Anton van Leeuwenhoek: Microorganisms
1676 Ole Rømer: first measurement of the speed of light
1687 Newton: Laws of motion, law of universal gravitation, basis for classical physics
1714 Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the mercury thermometer
1745 Ewald Jürgen Georg von Kleist first capacitor, the Leyden jar
1750 Joseph Black: describes latent heat
1751 Benjamin Franklin: Lightning is electrical
1778 Antoine Lavoisier (and Joseph Priestley): discovery of oxygen leading to end of Phlogiston theory
1781 William Herschel announces discovery of Uranus, expanding the known boundaries of the solar system for the first time in modern history
1785 William Withering: publishes the first definitive account of the use of foxglove (digitalis) for treating dropsy
1787 Jacques Charles: Charles’ law of ideal gas
1789 Antoine Lavoisier: law of conservation of mass, basis for chemistry, and the beginning of modern chemistry
1796 Georges Cuvier: Establishes extinction as a fact
1799 William Smith: Publishes geologic map of England, first geologic map ever, first application of stratigraphy
1800 Alessandro Volta described the electric battery
1802 Jean Baptiste Lamarck: teleological evolution
1805 John Dalton: Atomic Theory in (Chemistry)
1824 Carnot: described the Carnot cycle, the idealized heat engine
1827 Georg Ohm: Ohm’s law (Electricity)
1827 Amedeo Avogadro: Avogadro’s law (Gas laws)
1828 Friedrich Wöhler synthesized urea, destroying vitalism
1833 Anselme Payen isolates first enzyme, diastase
1838 Matthias Schleiden: all plants are made of cells
1843 James Prescott Joule: Law of Conservation of energy (First law of thermodynamics), also 1847 Helmholtz, Conservation of energy
1846 William Morton: discovery of anesthesia
1848 Lord Kelvin: absolute zero of temperature
1858 Rudolf Virchow: cells can only arise from pre<font color=black>-existing cells
1859 Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace: Theory of evolution by natural selection
1865 Gregor Mendel: Mendel’s laws of inheritance, basis for genetics
1869 Dmitri Mendeleev: Periodic table
1873 James Clerk Maxwell: Theory of electromagnetism
1875 William Crookes invented the Crookes tube and studied cathode rays
1876 Josiah Willard Gibbs founded chemical thermodynamics, the phase rule
1877 Ludwig Boltzmann: Statistical definition of entropy
1887 Albert Michelson and Edward Morley: lack of evidence for the aether
1895 Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovers x<font color=black>-rays
1896 Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity
1897 J.J. Thomson discovers the electron in cathode rays
1900 Max Planck: Planck’s law of black body radiation, basis for quantum theory
1905 Albert Einstein: theory of special relativity, explanation of Brownian motion, and photoelectric effect
1906 Walther Nernst: Third law of thermodynamics
1912 Alfred Wegener: Continental drift
1912 Max von Laue : x-ray diffraction
1913 Henry Moseley: defined atomic number
1913 Niels Bohr: Model of the atom
1915 Albert Einstein: theory of general relativity – also David Hilbert
1915 Karl Schwarzschild: discovery of the Schwarzschild radius leading to the identification of black holes
1918 Emmy Noether: Noether’s theorem – conditions under which the conservation laws are valid
1924 Wolfgang Pauli: quantum Pauli exclusion principle
1925 Erwin Schrödinger: Schrödinger equation (Quantum mechanics)
1927 Werner Heisenberg: Uncertainty principle (Quantum mechanics)
1927 Georges Lemaître: Theory of the Big Bang
1928 Paul Dirac: Dirac equation (Quantum mechanics)
1929 Edwin Hubble: Hubble’s law of the expanding universe: Heaven and Earth are all passing away from each other…
1929 Lars Onsager’s reciprocal relations: also called Fourth law of thermodynamics
1934 Clive McCay: Calorie Restriction extends the maximum lifespan of another species Calorie_restriction#Research_history
1942 The First Chain Reaction was performed in Chicago, Illinois
1943 Oswald Avery proves that DNA is the genetic material of the chromosome
1945 July 16th, 1945 First Atomic Bomb was Released.
1947 William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain invent the first transistor
1948 Claude Elwood Shannon: ‘A mathematical theory of communication’ a seminal paper in Information theory.
1951 George Otto Gey propagates first cancer cell line, HeLa
1953 Crick and Watson: helical structure of DNA, basis for molecular biology
1964 Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig: postulate quarks leading to the standard model
1964 Arno Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson: detection of CMBR providing experimental evidence for the Big Bang
1965 Richard Feynman: Quantum electrodynamics
1965 Leonard Hayflick: normal cells divide only a certain number of times: the Hayflick limit
1967 Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish discover first pulsar
1984 Kary Mullis invents the polymerase chain reaction, a key discovery in molecular biology
1995 Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz definitively observe the first extrasolar planet around a main sequence star
1997 Roslin Institute: Dolly the sheep was cloned.
2001 Dennis Tito becomes the first space tourist by paying $20 million to board the International Space Station.
2002 Mars Odyssey arrives in orbit around Mars.
2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disaster February 1.
2003 The Chinese space program launches its first manned space flight, Shenzhou 5 on October 15.
2004 Mars Exploration Rovers land on Mars; Opportunity discovers evidence that an area of Mars was once covered in water.
2004 The Cassini<font color=black>-Huygens probe arrives at Saturn.
2004 SpaceShipOne makes the first privately<font color=black>-funded human spaceflight, June 21
2005 The Huygens probe lands on Titan, the largest of Saturn’s moons, January 14.
2005 The Deep Impact probe impacts Comet Tempel 1, July 4.
2006 New Horizons is launched on a 9 year voyage to Pluto, January 19.
2006 The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
2006 Pluto is reclassified from a planet to a dwarf planet, leaving the solar system with eight planets.
2008 NASA’s MESSENGER flies by Mercury, becoming the first spacecraft to do so in 33 years.
2008 Phoenix Lander successfully arrives at Mars; later tests conducted by the spacecraft reveal evidence of ice on Mars.
2008 Chinese space program launches its third manned space flight carrying its first three<font color=black>-person crew and conducts its first spacewalk that makes China the third nation after Russia and USA to do that, Shenzhou 7 on September 25
2003 Completion of the Human Genome Project
2003 Dolly the cloned sheep dies prematurely February 14.
2003 Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) spreads around the globe.
2005 The first successful partial face transplant is performed in France.
2006 Australian of the Year Dr Ian Frazer develops a vaccine for cervical cancer.
2003 Discovery of an old dwarf human species, Homo floresiensis by modern humans
2004 The first ever recorded hurricane in the South Atlantic forms.
Discovery of four chemical elements, of atomic number 113, 115, 116 and 118. 117 is still missing…
Laptops are a common example of widely used wireless technologies.
Mobile phone usage approaches 100% in Europe.
Digital audio players are widely used in developed nations.
Digital cameras are making traditional film cameras obsolete.
Wireless technologies are beginning to play a greater role in people’s lives.
105 Paper invented in China by Ts’ai Lun.
1000 Chinese discover a weak form of gunpowder.
1249 Roger Bacon gives earliest European recipe for gunpowder.
1335 The earliest recorded mechanical clock is built in Italy.
1440 Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg
1642 Adding Machine Blaise Pascal
1668 Reflecting Telescope Isaac Newton
1673 Microbiology Anton van Leeuwenhoek
1701 Seed Drill Jethro Tull
1742 Franklin Stove Benjamin Franklin
1752 Lightning Rod Benjamin Franklin
1760 Bifocal Glasses Benjamin Franklin
1764 Spinning Jenny Thomas Highs
1767 Jigsaw Puzzle
1783 Hot Air Balloon
1793 Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
1796 Smallpox Vaccine
1806 Electric Battery Coffee Pot
1829 Braille Ohm’s Law
1831 Electromagnetic Induction
1832 Electric Carriage Robert Anderson
1836 Revolver Colt Samuel Colt
1843 Vulcanized Rubber Charles Goodyear
1847 Sewing Machine Candy Bar
1858 Brick Making Machine Can Opener
1860 Vacuum Cleaner
1866 Dynamite Alfred Nobel
1867 Baby Formula
1869 Air Brake Motorcycle
1870 Chewing Gum
1872 Lubrication System
1873 Barbed Wire Blue Jeans
1875 QWERTY Keyboard
1876 Arc Lighting System
Internal Cmbustion Engine
1877 Toilet Paper
1879 Light Bulb
1881 Carbon Filament
1882 Christmas Lights
1884 Roll of Film George Eastman
1886 Coca-Cola – Statue of Liberty
1887 Multiplex Railway Telegraph
1888 Camera, Kodak
Electric Power AC
1890 Punched Card Machine
1891 Swiss Army Knife
1894 Kellogg’s Corn Flakes
1895 Wireless Telegraph
1900 Radio, Wireless Zeppelin
1901 Assembly Line Electrostatic Motor
1902 Air Conditioner Flashlight
1903 Airplane Airplane Engine
1905 Theory of Relativity
1914 Radio Remote Control
1921 Wheaties Wonder Bread
1923 Traffic Light b & w Television,
1928 color Television,
1929 Sunglasses Sam Foster
1935 Ballpoint Pen Monopoly
1936 multiplane camera Walt Disney
1937 Shopping Cart Sylvan Goldman
1938 Nylon Stockings
1940 Blood Bank
1942 Nuclear Reaction
1944 Mark I Computer
1945 Microwave Oven Slinky
1946 Bikini Swimsuit
Instant Photography Transistor
1948 Chemical Demulsifiers scrabble Velcro
1950 Frisbee Silly Putty
1952 Computer Compiler
1954 Milk Carton
TV Remote Control
1958 Hula Hoop
1959 Barbie Doll Ruth Handler
1960 Etch A Sketch The Game of Life
1961 Catheter, Balloon
1965 Kevlar SuperBall
1966 Hand-held Calculator
1967 Dynamic Random Access Memory
1968 Computer Mouse Microprocessor
1972 Magnavox Odyssey
Pong Video Game
1973 Ethernet Internet
1974 Post-it Notes Rubik’s Cube
1976 Personal Computer
1977 PC Modem simon game
1982 Computer Gaming
1983 Mobile Phone
1991 World Wide Web
1993 Light Emitting Diodes,
2001 iPod SegwayHT