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Inventors and Inventions

TestFunda ,  03-Feb-16
Inventors and Inventions

Sr.No.

Inventions

Inventors

1

Aeroplane

Alberto Santos-Dumont, Karl Jatho, John Stringfellow, Wright brothers

2

Aircraft 

Wright brothers

3

AK-47 and AK-74

Mikhail Kalashnikov

4

Apple Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone, iPad

Steve Jobs

5

Artificial Heart

Paul Winchell

6

Automated teller machine (ATM)

John Shepherd-Barron, Donald Wetzel

7

Ballpoint pen

Laszlo Biro

8

Battery

Alessandro Volta

9

Beaufort scale

Francis Beaufort

10

Bicycle

Kirkpatrick Macmillan, Pierre Lallement, Pierre Michaux, Marius Olivier

11

Braille

Louis Braille

12

Carburetor 

Donát Bánki, János Csonka

13

Ceiling Fan

Philip Diehl

14

Chloroform

Samuel Guthrie

15

Cinematography

William Friese-Greene

16

Color television

Peter Carl Goldmark

17

Compact Disc

James Russell

18

Computer Mouse

Douglas Engelbart

19

Contact Lens

Otto Wichterle, Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick

20

Crescograph

Jagdish Chandra Bose

21

Crossword Puzzle

Arthur Wynne

22

Dandy horse (Draisine)

Karl Drais

23

Diesel engine

Rudolf Diesel

24

Digital camera

Steven Sasson

25

Dishwasher

Josephine Cochrane

26

Dynamite

Alfred Nobel

27

Ejection seat

Anastase Dragomir

28

Electric guitar

Adolph Rickenbacher

29

Electric Stove

Lloyd Groff Copeman

30

Electrocardiogram

Willem Einthoven

31

Electron

Ernst Ruska, Max Knoll

32

Electronic Television

Charles Francis Jenkins, Philo Farnsworth

33

ENIAC

J. Presper Eckert, John Mauchly

34

Escalator

Charles Seeberger, Jesse W. Reno

35

Fax Machine

Alexander Bain

36

Film

Eadweard Muybridge

37

Fire extinguisher

George William Manby

38

FM Radio

Edwin Howard Armstrong

39

Fountain Pen

Petrache Poenaru

40

Gas Mask

Garrett A. Morgan, Muḥammad ibn Mūsá Ibn Shākir, Aḥmad ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir, Al-Ḥasan ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir

41

Gas turbine

John Barber, Aurel Stodola

42

Geodesic Dome

Buckminster Fuller

43

Glider aircraft

George Cayley

44

Google Search Engine

Larry Page, Sergey Brin

45

Gramophone

Emile Berliner, Thomas Edison, Eldridge R. Johnson

46

Gyrocompass

Elmer Ambrose Sperry

47

Headphones

Nathaniel Baldwin

48

Helicopter

Igor Sikorsky, Paul Cornu

49

Holography

Dennis Gabor

50

IBM PC

Philip Don Estridge

51

Iconoscope

Vladimir Zworykin, Kálmán Tihanyi

52

Image scanner

Raymond Kurzweil

53

Incandescent Light Bulb

Joseph Swan, Hiram Stevens Maxim,Thomas Edison

54

Infrared

William Herschel

55

Java

James Gosling

56

Kerosene Lamp

Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Al-Razi

57

Land Yacht

Simon Stevin

58

Laser

Alexander Prokhorov, Theodore Harold Maiman, Gordon Gould, Nikolay Basov

59

Machine Gun

Helge Palmcrantz

60

Magnifying Glass

Roger Bacon

61

Maser

Alexander Prokhorov, Nikolay Basov

62

Masking tape

Richard Drew

63

Mechanical Pencil

Slavoljub Eduard Penkala

64

Microprocessor

Marcian Hoff, Masatoshi Shima, Stanley Mazor

65

Microscope

Zacharias Janssen

66

Microwave Oven

Percy Spencer

67

Mobile phone

Martin Cooper

68

Motion picture camera

Thomas Edison

69

Movie Projector

Charles Francis Jenkins

70

Nuclear Reactor

Enrico Fermi

71

Nylon

Wallace Carothers

72

Odhner Arithmometer

Willgodt Theophil Odhner

73

Paper

C`ai Lun

74

Parachute

Faust Vrančić

75

Pascal's calculator

Blaise Pascal

76

Pencil

Conrad Gessner

77

Pendulum Clock

Christiaan Huygens

78

Penicillin

Alexander Fleming

79

Phonograph

Emile Berliner, Thomas Edison, Eldridge R. Johnson

80

Photography

Nicéphore Niépce

81

Piano

Bartolomeo Cristofori

82

Postage Stamp

Rowland Hill

83

Printing Press

Johannes Gutenberg

84

Qwerty

Christopher Latham Sholes

85

Radar

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

86

Radio Telescope

Karl Guthe Jansky

87

Remote Control

Nikola Tesla

88

Revolver

Samuel Colt

89

Rocket Engine

Robert H. Goddard, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

90

Roll film

George Eastman, Peter Houston

91

Rubber Band

Stephen Perry

92

Safety Pin

Walter Hunt

93

Saxophone

Adolphe Sax

94

Screw

Nebuchadrezzar II

95

Sewing Machine

Elias Howe, Josef Madersperger, Barthélemy Thimonnier, Walter Hunt

96

Snowmobile

Joseph-Armand Bombardier

97

Spinning Jenny

James Hargreaves

98

Stainless Steel

Harry Brearley

99

Steam Engine

Edward Somerset (2nd Marquess of Worcester), Thomas Savery

100

Steam Locomotive

Richard Trevithick, George Stephenson

101

Stereo

Alan Blumlein

102

Stethoscope

René Laënnec

103

Submarine

Cornelius Drebbel

104

Supercomputer

Seymour Cray

105

Synthetic Diamond

Tracy Hall

106

Telephone

Alexander Graham Bell

107

Telephone Exchange

Tivadar Puskas

108

Telephone handset

Cyril Duquet

109

Telescope

Hans Lippershey

110

Tetris

Alexey Pazhitnov

111

Thermos flask

James Dewar

112

Toaster

Charles Strite

113

Transformer

Ottó Bláthy

114

Transistor

John Bardeen, William Shockley,Walter Houser Brattain

115

Universal Standard Time

Sandford Fleming

116

Vacuum cleaner 

Hubert Cecil Booth, Daniel Hess

117

Venn diagram

John Venn

118

Vernier Scale

Pierre Vernier

119

Video game console

Ralph H. Baer

120

Water turbine

Benoît Fourneyron

121

Windshield Wiper

Mary Anderson

122

World Wide Web

Robert Cailliau, Tim Berners-Lee

123

Xerography

Chester Carlson

124

X-ray machine

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

125

Zipper

Gideon Sundback, Whitcomb L. Judson

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