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INVENTION
YEAR
INVENTOR
PLACE
Aeroplane
1903
Wright Brothers
U.S.
Air Conditioning
1911
Willis Carrier
U.S.
Atom (nuclear model)
1911
Ernest Rutherford
England
Arc Lamp
1879
C.F. Brush
Cleveland
Bacteria
1683
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
The Netherlands
Barometer
1644
E. Torricelli
Italy
Ballpoint Pen
1888
John J. Loud
U.S.
Bicycle
1839
A K Macmillan
Scotland
Bicycle Tyre
1888
John Boyd Dunlop
Scotland
Braille
1829
Louis Braille
France
Bifocal Lens
1780
Benjamin Franklin
U.S.
Calculating Machine
1614
John Napier
Scotland
Camera (Hand Held)
1888
George Eastman
U.S.
Cells
1665
Robert Hooke
England
Centigrade Scale
1742
A. Celsius
France
Cellophane
1900
J.E. Brandenberger
Switzerland
Cement
1824
Joseph Aspdin
England
Cinema
1895
A.L. and J.L Lumiere
France
Cinematograph
1891
Thomas Alva Edison
US
Clock( Mechanical )
1725
Hsing and Ling-Tsan
China
Clock (Pendulum )
1657
Christian Huygens
The Netherlands
Computer
1834
Charles Babbage
Britain
Diesel Engine
1892
Rudolf Diesel
Germany
DNA
1869
Friedrich Meischer
Germany
Dynamite
1867
Alfred Nobel
Seeden
Dynamo
1831
Michael Faraday
England
Disk Brake
1902
Dr. F. Lanchester
England
Electric Iron
1882
H.W. Seeley
US
Electric Lamp
1879
Thomas Alva Edison
US
Electric Motor (DC)
1873
Zenobe Gramme
Belgium
Electric Motor (AC)
1888
Nikola Tesla
US
Electromagnet
1823
William Sturgeon
England
Electron
1897
Sir Joseph J. Thompson
England
Elevator
1852
Elisha G. Otis
US
Film (Musical)
1923
Dr. Lee de Forest
US
Film (Talking)
1926
Warner Bros.
US
Fountain Pen
1884
Lewis E. Waterman
US
Generator
1860
Piciontti
Italian
Gramophone
1878
Thomas Alva Edison
US
Gun Powder
C.700
Not Known
China
Helicopter
1930
D’ Asscanio
Italy
Jet Engine
1937
Sir Frank Whittle
England
LCD
1970
Hoffmann-La Roche
Switzerland
Lens(Bifocal)
1760
Benjamin Franklin
US
Lift
1852
E.G. Otis
US
Laser
1960
Dr. Charles H. Townes
US
Lightning Conductor
1752
Benjamin Franklin
US
Locomotive
1804
Richard Travithick
England
Loudspeaker
1924
Rice Kellogg
US
Machine Gun
1861
Richard Gatling
US
Match
1855
J.E. Lundstrom
Sweden
Microphone
1878
David Hughes
US
Microscope
1590
Zacharis Janssen
Netherlands
Motorcycle
1848
Edward Butler
England
Motor Scooter
1919
Greville Bradshaw
England
Microwave oven
1947
Percy Spencer
US
Neutron
1932
James Chadwick
England
Nuclear reactor
1942
Enrico Fermi
Italy
Neon Lamp
1915
Georges Claude
France
Nylon
1937
Dr. Wallace H. Carothers
US
Oxygen
1774
Joseph Priestley
England
Ozone
1839
Christian Schonbein
Germany
Paper
A.D. 150
Unknown
China
Parachute
1797
Louis Lenormand
France
Parking Meter
1935
Corlton C. Magee
US
Phonograph
1878
Thomas Alva Edison
US
Photography (On Metal)
1826
J. Nicephore Niece
France
Photography (On Paper)
1835
W.H. Fox Talbot
England
Photography(On Film)
1888
John Carbutt
US
Polio, Vaccine
1952
Jonas E. Salk
US
Pressure Cooker
1679
Denis Papin
France
Printing Press
1455
J. Gutenberg
Germany
Proton
1919
Ernest Rutherford
England
Rabies Immunization
1885
Louis Pasteur
France
Radar
1922
Dr. A.H. Taylor and L.C. Young
US
Radio
1873
James Clerk Maxwell
England
Rayon
1883
Sir Joseph Swann
England
Razor (safety)
1895
King C. Gillette
US
Razor (electric)
1931
Col. Jacob Schick
US
Refrigerator
1851
James Harrison
Scotland
Revolver
1835
Samuel Colt
US
Rubber (waterproof)
1819
Charles Macintosh
Scotland
Rubber(Vulcanized)
1841
Charles Goodyear
US
Rubber (tyres)
1857
Thomas Hancock
England
Rubber(Latex Foam)
1928
Dunlop Rubber Co.
England
Safety Pin
1849
William Hunt
US
Sewing Machine
1846
Elias Howe
US
Silicones
1904
Prof. F.S, Kippin
England
Skyscraper
1882
William Le Baron Jenny
US
Steel Production
1885
Henry Bessemer
England
Steel (stainless)
1913
Henry Brearley
England
Solar Energy
1860s
John Ericsson
US
Telephone
1876
Alexander Graham Bell
US
Telescope
1608
Hans Lippershey
Netherlands
Television
1926
John Logie Baird
Scotland
Thermometer
1593
Galileo Galilei
Italy
Tractor
1892
John Froelich
US
Transformer
1842
William Stanley
US
Transistor
1949
A Bardeen, Shockley and Brattain
US
Typewriter
1864
Mitterhofer
Australia
Vaccination
1796
Edward Jenner
England
Vitamins
1912
Sir F.G. Hopkins, Casimir Funk
England
Washing Machine (electric)
1907
Hurely Machine Co.
US
Watch
1791
Abraham-Louis Breguet
France
Welder(electric)
1877
Elisha Thomsan
US
X-ray
1895
Wilhelm von Roentgen
Germany
Zero
c.600
India
India

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