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Received a patent for carborundum
-the hardest man-made surface and was needed to bring about the industrial
The history of how Thomas Adams
first tried to change chicle into automobile tires, before making it into
a chewing gum.
Worked on the Mark computer series.
An in-depth feature from the "History of Computers".
F. W. Alexanderson
The engineer whose high-frequency
alternator gave America its start in the field of radio communication.
Alcorn invented a new type of x-ray
Invented the localizer antenna system
for radio navigation systems.
Randice-Lisa Altschul invented the
world's first disposable cell phone. The history of cell phones.
Received patents for a radio distance
and direction indicator, a landing system for aircrafts, a radar system
for locating planes and the hydrogen bubble chamber, used to detect subatomic
Invented a firepace dampening device.
The third women elected to the National
Academy of engineering. Ancker-Johnson holds US patent #3287659.
Anderson patented the windshield
wipers in 1905.
Invented a newborn scoring system
called the "Apgar Score" for assessing the health of newborn infants.
The history of Archimedes, a mathematician
from ancient Greece. He invented the Archimedes screw (a device for raising
Invented a method of receiving high-frequency
oscillations, part of every radio and television today.
Developed a totally new way of processing
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