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Federico Faggin
Received a patent for the first computer microprocessor.

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
The German physicist who invented the alcohol thermometer in 1709 and the mercury thermometer in 1714. In 1724, he introduced the temperature scale that bears his name.

Michael Faraday
Faraday's biggest breakthrough in electricity was his invention of the electric motor.

Philo T Farnsworth
The full story of the farm boy who conceived the basic operating principles of electronic television at the age of thirteen.

James Fergason
Invented liquid crystal display or LCD.

Enrico Fermi
Fermi and the history of the neutronic reactor.

George W Ferris
The first ferris wheel was invented by bridge-builder, George Ferris.

Reginald Fessenden
In 1900, Fessenden transmitted the world's first voice message.

John Fitch
Made the first successful trial of a steamboat. The history of steamboats.

Edith Flanigen
Received a patent for a petroleum refining method and was one of the most inventive chemists of all times.

Alexander Fleming
Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming. The history of penicillin.

Sir Sandford Fleming
Invented standard time.

Thomas J Fogarty
Invented the embolectomy balloon catheter, a medical device.

Henry Ford
Improved the "assembly line" for automobile manufacturing, received a patent for a transmission mechanism, and popularized the gas-powered car with the Model-T.

Jay W Forrester
A pioneer in digital computer development and invented random access, coincident-current, magnetic storage.

Sally Fox
Invented naturally colored cotton.

Benjamin Franklin
Invented the lightning rod, the iron furnace stove or 'Franklin Stove', bifocal glasses, and the odometer.

Helen Murray Free
Invented the home diabetes test.

Art Fry
3M chemist who invented Post-It Notes as a temporary bookmarker.

Buckminster Fuller
Invented the geodesic dome in 1954.

Robert Fulton
American engineer, who brought steamboating to commercial success.

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