You are here:

FREE Newsletter

Inventors Famous Inventors : C

Marvin Camras
His famous inventions are used in modern recording heads, magnetic sound for motion pictures, tape machines and video tape recording decks.

Chester F Carlson
Received a patent for electrophotography, the history of the Xerox or photocopy machine.

Wallace Hume Carothers
A brilliant and tragic mind, Carothers was the brains behind Dupont and the history of synthetic fibers.

Willis Carrier
Brought us the comfort zone with "Air Conditioning."

George Carruthers
Behind the invention of the far-ultraviolet camera and spectrograph.

Alexander J Cartwright
The game of baseball was invented by Cartwright.

Edmund Cartwright
A cleric and the inventor of the power loom.

Benjamin Carson
A pioneer in surgery technology.

George Washington Carver
Agricultural chemist who invented three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes; and changed the history of agriculture in the south.

Vinton Cerf
Invented Internet protocols.

Emmett W Chappelle
A noted biochemist, photobiologist, and astrochemist.

William Hale Charch
Moisture proof cellophane.

John B Christian
Invented and patented new lubricants, used in high flying aircraft and NASA space missions.

Josephine Garis Cochran
In 1886, Cochran invented the dishwasher in Shelbyville, Illinois.

Adam Cohen
Invented the "electrochemical paintbrush", nanotechnology used in etching microchips.

Stanley Cohen
The founding father of genetic engineering.

Harry A. Cole
Invented Pine-Sol in 1929.

Samuel Colt
Inventor of the colt revolver.

Frank B Colton
Invented Enovid - the history of the first oral contraceptive.

Lloyd H Conover
Invented the antibiotic tetracycline, the most prescribed broad-spectrum antibiotic in the history of the United States.

William D Coolidge
Invented the X-Ray tube - the history of the "Coolidge Tube".

Martin Cooper
Inventor of the modern cell phone.

Peter Cooper
The history of the inventor of the Tom Thumb locomotive and Jello.

Martha J Coston
Recieved a patent for the pyrotechnic signaling system known as maritime signal flares.

Donald Cotton
Invented propellants for nuclear reactors.

Frederick G Cottrell
Invented a electrostatic precipitator called the 'Cottrell' that removed particles/pollution smoke or gases in smokestacks.

Ed Cox
Ed Cox invented a pre-soaped pad with which to clean pots.

Joseph Coyetty
Designed and sold toilet paper.

Seymour Cray
Invented the Cray Supercomputer - the history of supercomputers.

David Crosthwait
Crosthwait holds thirty-nine patents for heating systems and temperature regulating devices. He is known for creating the heating system in New York City's famous Radio City Music Hall.

Dianne Croteau
Invented Actar 911, the CPR mannequin.

Marie Curie
Also known as Madame Curie - discovered radium and furthered x-ray technology.

Try Searching By Invention
If you cannot find what you want, try searching by invention.

Continue Alphabetically: D

©Mary Bellis
Want to keep updated about new additions?

Subscribe to the Newsletter

From Mary Bellis,
Your Guide to Inventors.
FREE Newsletter. Sign Up Now!

Important disclaimer information about this About site.

Newsletters & RSSEmail to a friendAdd to
All Topics | Email Article | |
Our Story | Be a Guide | Advertising Info | News & Events | Work at About | Site Map | Reprints | Help
User Agreement | Ethics Policy | Patent Info. | Privacy Policy | Kids' Privacy Policy

©2006 About, Inc., A part of The New York Times Company. All rights reserved.
Mental Health

Depression Self-Test Vitamins for Depression? Bipolar Red Flags Coping With Disasters Celebrities With Bipolar

What's Hot

Gyroscopes - Elmer Sperry and Charles Stark Draper Gyroscope...Angel AlcalaThe History of the BikiniRusi Taleyarkhan Jack Johnson