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Ralph Samuelson, an eighteen-year-old
from Minnesota, proposed the idea that if you could ski on snow, then you
could ski on water. He invented waterskiing in 1922.
Santorio invented several instruments:
a wind gauge, a water current meter, the "pulsilogium" and a thermoscope
(precursor to the thermometer).
Lewis Sarett received a patent for
a synthetic version of the hormone cortisone.
Viktor Schauberger is the father
of cold fusion energy, derived naturally and non-invasively from the simple
use of air and water, and the creator of the first ever, non-energy consuming
Arthur Schawlow received a patent
for the maser laser.
The history of the escalator.
Sherman received a patent for Scotchgard.
Shrapnel is a type of antipersonnel
projectile named after its famous inventor, Henry Shrapnel.
Peter Schultz created fiber-optic
communications inventions and co-invented fiber-optic wire.
Robert Seiwald received a patent
for the first antibody labeling agent.
History of antiseptics.
Waldo Semon invented a way to make
polyvinyl chloride (PVC) useful.
John Sheehan received a patent for
synthesis of natural penicillin.
William Shockley received a patent
for the transistor. The history of the transistor.
Invented the first practical modern
Canadian famous inventor, Arthur
Sicard invented the snowblower in 1925.
Igor Sikorsky invented fixed winged
and multi-engined aircraft, transoceanic flying boats and helicopters.
Invented the glue for Post-It Notes.
He is most famous for his invention
of the Bankmatic automatic teller machine (ATM).
Invented a popular sewing machine.
Harold Smith and the history of
Solvay received a patent for the
industrial process for sodium carbonate production in 1861.
Carl Sontheimer invented the Cuisinart.
James Spangler invented a portable
electric vacuum cleaner - the Hoover.
Percy Spencer invented the microwave
Elmer Sperry invented the gyroscopic
compass and gyroscope-guided automatic pilots for ships, airplanes and
Richie Stachowski was the kid famous
inventor who invented the Water Talkies.
An improved refrigerator design
was patented by African American, John Standard.
William Stanley received a patent
for the induction coil.
Levi Strauss and the history of
Charles Steinmetz developed theories
on alternating current, that allowed for the rapid expansion of the electric
The "father" of the American
Stewart invented an improved mop,
metal bender, and railroad crossing indicator.
George Stibitz is recognized as
being the father of the modern digital computer.
Rufus Stokes invented a exhaust
purifier and an air pollution control device.
British electrician, William Sturgeon
invented the electromagnet in 1825.
Gideon Sundback received a patent
for the "Separable Fastener" or zipper.
Joseph Wilson Swan
Swan produced an early electric
light bulb and invented the dry photographic plate.
and Melody Swetland
An interview with the creators of
Tekno Bubbles, a innovative variation on the old blowing bubbles that glow
under black lights and smell like raspberries.
Leo Szilard invented the nuclear
fission reactor in 1955.
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