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Frances Gabe
Gabe and the history of the "Self-Cleaning House".

Dr. Dennis Gábor
Developed the theory of holography while working to improve the resolution of an electron microscope.

Galileo Galilei
One of the greatest scientists of all history Galileo had proved that the planets revolve around the sun not the earth as people thought at the time. He also invented a crude thermometer, early telescope, and contributed to the invention of the clock.

Luigi Galvani
Demonstrated what we now understand to be the electrical basis of nerve impulses.

Charon Robin Ganellin
Received a patent for Tagamet - inhibits the production of stomach acid.

John Garand
Invented the M1 semiautomatic rifle or Garand rifle in 1934.

Samuel Gardiner
Inventor of the high explosive rifle bullet.

Bill Gates
The chairman of Microsoft, their chief software architect, and the creator of many early PC software programs.

Richard Gatling
Inventor of the Gatling gun

William Ged
The Scottish goldsmith who invented stereotyping in 1725, a process in which a whole page of type is cast in a single mold so that a printing plate can be made from it.

Joseph Gerber
Invented the Gerber Variable Scale® and the GERBERcutter®.

Edmund Germer
Invented a high-pressure vapor lamp. His development of the improved fluorescent lamp and the high-pressure mercury-vapor lamp allowed for more economical lighting with less heat.

A C Gilbert
Invented the Erector Set - a child's building toy.

William Gilbert
Father of electricity who first coined the term "electricity" from the Greek word for amber.

Lillian Gilbreth
An inventor, author, industrial engineer, industrial psychologist, and mother of twelve children.

King Camp Gillette
Invented the disposable balde safety razor.

Charles P Ginsburg
Developed the first practical videotape recorder (VTR).

Robert H Goddard
Goddard and the history of liquid-fueled rockets.

Sarah E Goode
The first African American woman to receive a US patent.

Charles Goodyear
Made improvements in the indian-rubber fabrics used in tires.

James Gosling
Invented Java, a programming language and environment.

Gordon Gould
Invented the laser.

Meredith C Gourdine
Invented electrogasdynamics systems.

Bette Nesmith Graham
Invented "Liquid Paper".

Sylvester Graham
Invented Graham Crackers in 1829.

Temple Grandin
Invented livestock handling devices.

Arthur Granjean
Invented the "Etch-A-Sketch" - a child's reusable drawing tool.

George Grant
An improved tapered golf tee was patented in 1899 by George F. Grant.

Wilson Greatbatch
Invented an implantable cardiac pacemaker.

Leonard Michael Greene
Invented a stall warning device for airplanes. Greene has patented dozens of inventions related to aviation technology.

Chester Greenwood
A grammar school dropout, Greenwood invented earmuffs at the age of 15 and accumulated over 100 patents in his lifetime.

David Paul Gregg
First envisioned the optical or laser disc in 1958 and patented it in 1969.

KK Gregory
The ten-year-old famous inventor of Wristies®.

Al Gross
Invented a walkie talkie radio and a telephone pager.

Rudolf Gunnerman
Invented water-based fuels.

Johannes Gutenberg
In 1450, Gutenberg made his first printing press.

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