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Notable Inventions, Innovations, and Revelations of Mankind

1455
Johannes Gutenberg invents printing press with metal movable type.
1465
In Germany, drypoint engravings invented.
1475
Muzzle-loaded rifles invented in Italy and Germany.
1486
In Venice, the first known copyright granted.
1485
Leonardo DaVinci designed the first parachute.
1487
Bell chimes invented.
1492
Leonardo da Vinci first to seriously theorize about flying machines.
Martin Behaim invented the first map globe.
1494
Whiskey invented in Scotland.
1565
A graphite pencil invented by Conrad Gesner.
1568
Bottled beer invented in London.
1569
Gerard Mercator invents Mercator map projection.
1589
Englishmen, William Lee invents a knitting machine called the stocking frame.
1590
Dutchmen, Zacharias Janssen invents the compound microscope.
1593
Galileo Galilei invents a water thermometer.
1608
Hans Lippershey invents the first refracting telescope.
1620
The earliest human-powered submarine invented by Cornelis Drebbel.
1624
William Oughtred invents a slide ruler.
1625
Frenchmen, Jean-Baptiste Denys invents a method for blood transfusion.
1629
Giovanni Branca invents a steam turbine.
1636
W. Gascoigne invents the micrometer.
1642
Frenchmen, Blaise Pascal invents an adding machine.
1643
Evangelista Torricelli invents the barometer.
1650
Otto von Guericke invents a air pump.
1660
Cuckoo clocks made in Furtwangen, Germany, in the Black Forest region.
1663
James Gregory invents the first reflecting telescope.
1668
Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope.
1670
The first reference to a candy cane is made.
Dom Pérignon invents Champagne.
1671
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents a calculating machine.
1674
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was the first to see and describe bacteria with a microscope.
1675
Christian Huygens patents the pocket watch.
1676
Robert Hooke invents the universal joint.
1679
Denis Papin invents the pressure cooker.
1698
Englishmen, Thomas Savery invents a steam pump.
1722
French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.
1724
Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer.
1733
John Kay invents the flying shuttle.
1745
E.G. von Kleist invents the leyden jar, the first electrical capacitor.
1757
John Campbell invents the sextant.
1758
Dolland invents a chromatic lens.
1761
Englishmen, John Harrison invents the navigational clock or marine chronometer for measuring longitude.
1764
James Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.
1767
Joseph Priestley invents carbonated water – soda water.
1768
Richard Arkwright patents the spinning frame.
1769
James Watt invents an improved steam engine.
1774
Georges Louis Lesage patents the electric telegraph.
1775
Alexander Cummings invents the flush toilet.
Jacques Perrier invents a steamship.
1776
David Bushnell invents a submarine.
1779
Samuel Crompton invents the spinning mule.
1780
Benjamin Franklin invents bi-focal eyeglasses.
Gervinus invents the circular saw.
1783
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.
1784
Andrew Meikle invents the threshing machine.
Joseph Bramah invents the safety lock.
1785
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.
1786
John Fitch invents a steamboat.
1789
The guillotine is invented.
1790
The United States issued its first patent to William Pollard of Philadelphia for a machine that roves and spins cotton.
1791
John Barber invents the gas turbine. Early bicycles invented in Scotland.
1792
William Murdoch invents gas lighting.
The first ambulance.
1794
Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin.
Welshmen, Philip Vaughan invents ball bearings.
1795
Francois Appert invents the preserving jar for food.
1796
Edward Jenner creates a smallpox vaccination.
1797
Wittemore patents a carding machine.
A British inventor, Henry Maudslay invents the first metal or precision lathe.
1798
The first soft drink invented.
Aloys Senefelder invents lithography.
1799
Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
Louis Robert invents the Fourdrinier Machine for sheet paper making.
1800
Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom.
Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery.
1804
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.
1809
Humphry Davy invents the first electric light – the first arc lamp.
1810
German, Frederick Koenig invents an improved printing press.
Peter Durand invents the tin can.
1814
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.
1815
Humphry Davy invents the miner’s lamp.
1819
Samuel Fahnestock patents a soda fountain.
René Laënnec invents the stethoscope.
1823
Mackintosh (raincoat) invented by Charles Mackintosh of Scotland.
1824
Michael Faraday invents the first toy balloon.
Englishmen, Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement.
1825
William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet.
1827
John Walker invents modern matches.
Charles Wheatstone was the first person to coin the phrase microphone.
1829
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.
1830
Frenchmen, Barthelemy Thimonnier invents a sewing machine.
1831
American, Cyrus McCormick invents the first commercially successful reaper.
Michael Faraday invents a electric dynamo.
1832
The first patented stereoscope was invented by Charles Wheatstone in 1832 and patented in 1838.
1835
Englishmen, Henry Talbot invents calotype photography.
Solymon Merrick patents the wrench.
Englishmen, Francis Pettit Smith invents the propeller.
Charles Babbage invents a mechanical calculator.
1836
Francis Pettit Smith and John Ericcson co-invent the propellor.
Samuel Colt invented the first revolver.
1837
Samuel Morse invents the telegraph.
English schoolmaster, Rowland Hill invents the postage stamp.
1838
Samual Morse invents Morse Code.
I839
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.
1840
Englishmen, John Herschel invents the blueprint.
1841
Samuel Slocum patents the stapler.
1842
Joseph Dart builds the first grain elevator.
1843
Alexander Bain of Scotland, invents the facsimile.
1844
Englishmen, John Mercer invents mercerized cotton.
1845
American, Elias Howe invents a sewing machine.
Robert William Thomson patents the first vulcanised rubber pneumatic tire.
1846
Dr. William Morton, a Massachusetts dentist, is the first to use anesthesia for tooth extraction.
1847
Hungarian, Ignaz Semmelweis invents antisceptics.
1848
Waldo Hanchett patents the dental chair.
1849
Walter Hunt invents the safety pin.
1850
Joel Houghton was granted the first patent for a dishwasher.
1851
Isaac Singer invents a sewing machine.
1852
Jean Bernard Léon Foucault invents gyroscope.
Henri Giffard builds an airship powered by the first aircraft engine – an unsuccessful design.
1853
George Cayley invents a manned glider.
1854
John Tyndall demonstrates the principles of fiber optics.
1855
Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine motor.
Georges Audemars invents rayon.
1856
Louis Pasteur invents pasteurisation.
1857
George Pullman invents the Pullman Sleeping Car for train travel.
1858
Hamilton Smith patents the rotary washing machine.
Jean Lenoir invents an internal combustion engine.
1861
Elisha Otis patents elevator safety brakes, creating a safer elevator.
Pierre Michaux invents a bicycle.
Linus Yale invents the Yale lock or cylinder lock.
1862
Richard Gatling patents the machine gun.
Alexander Parkes invents the first man-made plastic.
1866
Alfred Nobel invents dynamite.
J. Osterhoudt patents the tin can with a key opener.
Englishmen Robert Whitehead invents a torpedo.
1868
George Westinghouse invents air brakes.
Robert Mushet invents tungsten steel.
J P Knight invents traffic lights.
1872
J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.
A.M. Ward issues the first mail-order catalog.
1873
Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.
1874
American, C. Goodyear, Jr. invents the shoe welt stitcher.
1876
Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.
Nicolaus August Otto invents the first practical four-stroke internal combustion engine.
Melville Bissell patents the carpet sweeper.
1877
Thomas Edison invents the ylinder phonograph or tin foil phonograph.
Eadweard Muybridge invents the first moving pictures.
1878
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan was the first person to invent a practical and longer-lasting electic lightbulb.
1880
The British Perforated Paper Company invents a form of toilet paper.
Englishmen, John Milne invents the modern seismograph.
1881
Alexander Graham Bell invents the first crude metal detector.
David Houston patents the roll film for cameras.
Edward Leveaux patents the automatic player piano.
1884
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.
1885
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.
1886
Josephine Cochrane invents the dishwasher.
Gottlieb Daimler builds the world’s first four-wheeled motor vehicle.
John Pemberton invents Coca Cola.
1887
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.
1888
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.
1889
Joshua Pusey invents the matchbook.
Sir James Dewar and Sir Frederick Abel co-invent Cordite – a type of smokeless gunpowder.
1891
Jesse W. Reno invents the escalator.
1892
Rudolf Diesel invents the diesel-fueled internal combustion engine.
Sir James Dewar invents the Dewar flask or vacuum flask.
1893
American, W.L. Judson invents the zipper.
Edward Goodrich Acheson invents carborundum.
1895
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.
1896
American, H. O’Sullivan invents the rubber heel.
1898
Edwin Prescott patents the roller coaster.
Rudolf Diesel receives patent #608,845 for an “internal combustion engine” the Diesel engine.
1899
I.R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame.
John Thurman patents the motor-driven vacuum cleaner.
I900
The zeppelin invented by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
Charles Seeberger redesigned Jesse Reno’s escalator and invented the modern escalator.
1901
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.
1902
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.
1903
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.
1904
Teabags invented by Thomas Suillivan.
Benjamin Holt invents a tractor.
John A Fleming invents a vacuum diode or Fleming valve.
1905
Albert Einstein published the Theory of Relativity and made famous the equation, E = mc2.
Mary Anderson receives a patent for windshield wipers.
1906
William Kellogg invents Cornflakes.
Lewis Nixon invents the first sonar like device.
Lee Deforest invents electronic amplifying tube (triode).
1907
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.
1908
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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1909
Instant coffee invented by G. Washington.
1910
Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture.
Georges Claude displayed the first neon lamp to the public on December11, 1910, in Paris.
1911
Charles Franklin Kettering invents the first automobile electrical ignition system.
1912
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.
1913
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.
1914
Garrett A. Morgan invents the Morgan gas mask.
1915
Eugene Sullivan and William Taylor co-invented Pyrex in New York City.
1916
Radio tuners invented, that received different stations.
Stainless steel invented by Henry Brearly.
1917
Gideon Sundback patented the modern zipper (not the first zipper).
1918
The superheterodyne radio circuit invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong. Today, every radio or television set uses this invention.
Charles Jung invented fortune cookies.
1919
The pop-up toaster invented by Charles Strite.
Short-wave radio invented.
The flip-flop circuit invented.
The arc welder invented.
1920
The tommy gun patented by John T Thompson.
The Band-Aid (pronounced ‘ban-‘dade) invented by Earle Dickson.
1921
Artificial life begins — the first robot built.
John Larson invented the lie detector.
1922
Insulin invented by Sir Frederick Grant Banting.
The first 3-D movie (spectacles with one red and one green lens) is released.
1923
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.
1924
The dynamic loudspeaker invented by Rice and Kellogg.
Notebooks with spiral bindings invented.
1925
The mechanical television a precursor to the modern television, invented by John Logie Baird.
1926
Robert H. Goddard invents liquid-fueled rockets.
1927
Eduard Haas III invents PEZ candy.
JWA Morrison invents the first quartz crystal watch.
Philo Taylor Farnsworth invents a complete electronic TV system.
Technicolor invented.
Erik Rotheim patents an aerosol can.
Warren Marrison developed the first quartz clock.
Philip Drinker invents the iron lung.
1928
Scottish biologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
Bubble gum invented by Walter E. Diemer.
Jacob Schick patented the electric shaver.
1929
American, Paul Galvin invents the car radio.
Yo-Yo re-invented as an American fad.
1930
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.
1931
Harold Edgerton invented stop-action photography.
Germans Max Knott and Ernst Ruska co-invent the electron microscope.
1932
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.
1933
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.
1934
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.
1935
Wallace Carothers and DuPont Labs invents nylon ( polymer 6.6.)
The first canned beer made.
Robert Watson-Watt patented radar.
1936
Bell Labs invents the voice recognition machine.
1937
Chester F. Carlson invents the photocopier.
The first jet engine is built.
1938
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.
1939
Igor Sikorsky invents the first successful helicopter.
The electron microscope invented.
1940
Dr William Reich invents the orgone accumulator.
Peter Goldmark invents modern color television system.
Karl Pabst invents the jeep.
1941
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.
1942
John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry built the first electronic digital computer.
Mueller designs a turboprop engine.
1943
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.
1944
The kidney dialysis machine invented by Willem Kolff.
Synthetic cortisone invented by Percy Lavon Julian.
1945
Vannevar Bush proposes hypertext.
The atomic bomb invented.
1946
The microwave oven invented by Percy Spencer.
1947
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.
1948
The Frisbee ® invented by Walter Frederick Morrison and Warren Franscioni.
Velcro ® invented by George de Mestral.
Robert Hope-Jones invented the Wurlitzer jukebox.
1949
Cake mix invented.
1950
The first credit card (Diners) invented by Ralph Schneider.
1951
Super glue invented.
Power steering invented by Francis W. Davis.
Charles Ginsburg invented the first video tape recorder (VTR).
1952
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.
1953
Radial tires invented.
The first musical synthesizer invented by RCA.
David Warren invented the black box – flight recorder.
Transistor radio invented by Texas Instruments.
1954
Oral contraceptives invented – the pill.
The first nonstick teflon pan produced.
The solar cell invented by Chaplin, Fuller and Pearson.
Ray Kroc started McDonalds.
1955
Tetracycline invented.
Optic fiber invented.
1956
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.
1957
Fortran (computer language) invented.
1958
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.
1959
The internal pacemaker invented by Wilson Greatbatch.
Barbie Doll invented.
Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce both invent the microchip.
The halogen lamp invented.
1961
Valium invented.
The nondairy creamer invented.
1962
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.
1963
The video disk invented.
1964
Acrylic paint invented.
Permanent-press fabric invented.
BASIC (an early computer language) is invented by John George Kemeny and Tom Kurtz.
1965
Astroturf invented.
Soft contact lenses invented.
NutraSweet invented.
The compact disk invented by James Russell.
Kevlar invented by Stephanie Louise Kwolek.
1966
Electronic Fuel injection for cars invented.
1967
The first handheld calculator invented.
1968
The computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart.
The first computer with integrated circuits made.
Robert Dennard invented RAM (random access memory).
1969
The arpanet (first internet) invented.
The artificial heart invented.
The ATM invented.
The bar-code scanner is invented.
1970
The daisy-wheel printer invented.
The floppy disk invented by Alan Shugart.
1971
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.
1972
The word processor invented.
Pong first video game invented by Nolan Bushnell.
Hacky Sack invented by John Stalberger and Mike Marshall.
1973
Gene splicing invented.
The ethernet (local computer network) invented by Robert Metcalfe and Xerox.
Bic invents the disposable lighter.
1974
The post-it notes invented by Arthur Fry.
Giorgio Fischer, a gynecologist from Rome, Italy, invents liposuction.
1975
The laser printer invented.
The push-through tab on a drink can invented.
1976
The ink-jet printer invented.
1977
Magnetic resonance imaging invented by Raymond V. Damadian.
1978
Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston invented the VisiCalc spreadsheet.
The artificial heart Jarvik-7 invented by Robert K. Jarvik.
1979
Cell phones invented.
Cray supercomputer invented by Seymour Cray.
Walkman invented.
Scott Olson invents roller blades.
1980
The hepatitis-B vaccine invented.
1981
MS-DOS invented.
The first IBM-PC invented.
The scanning tunneling microscope invented by Gerd Karl Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer.
1982
Human growth hormone genetically engineered.
1983
The Apple Lisa invented.
Soft bifocal contact lens invented.
First Cabbage Patch Kids sold.
Programmer Jaron Lanier first coins the term “virtual reality”.
1984
The CD-ROM invented.
The Apple Macintosh invented.
1985
Windows program invented by Microsoft.
1986
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.
1987
The first 3-D video game invented.
Disposable contact lenses invented.
1988
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.
1989
High-definition television invented.
1990
The World Wide Web and Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
1991
The digital answering machine invented.
1992
The smart pill invented.
1993
The pentium processor invented.
1994
HIV protease inhibitor invented.
1995
The Java computer language invented.
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) invented.
1996
Web TV invented.
1997
The gas-powered fuel cell invented.
1998
Viagra invented.
1999
Scientists measure the fastest wind speed ever recorded on earth, 509 km/h(318 mph).
Tekno Bubbles patented.
2001
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.
2002
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.
2003
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.
2004.
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.
2005
YouTube – the online video sharing and viewing community – was invented in
 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.
2006.
YouTube was named Time Magazines Invention of the year in 
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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.
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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.
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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

1852 Elevator

1858 Brick Making Machine Can Opener

1859 Escalator

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
Carpet Sweeper
Internal Cmbustion Engine
Refrigerator
Telephone

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

1889 Automobile

1890 Punched Card Machine

1891 Swiss Army Knife

1894 Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

1895 Wireless Telegraph
Schwinn Bicycle

1900 Radio, Wireless  Zeppelin

1901 Assembly Line Electrostatic Motor

1902 Air Conditioner Flashlight

1903 Airplane Airplane Engine

1904 Banking,

1905  Theory of Relativity

1914 Radio Remote Control

1921 Wheaties Wonder Bread

1923 Traffic Light b & w Television,

1928 color Television,
Bread Slicer
Bubble Gum
Penicillin
Yo-Yo

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
Computer ENIAC
Disposable Diapers 

1947
Instant Photography Transistor

1948 Chemical Demulsifiers scrabble Velcro

1950 Frisbee Silly Putty

1952 Computer Compiler

1954 Milk Carton

1956 Play-Doh
Scotchgard
TV Remote Control

1958 Hula Hoop
Integrated Circuit
Laser
Video Game

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,

1995 LeapFrog

1999 Google

2001 iPod SegwayHT

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