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- Thomas Edison was active in business right up to the end.
- Thomas Edison was almost completely deaf.
- Thomas Edison was an atheist.
- Thomas Edison was an inventor who, it is said, accumulated 1500-plus patents worldwide for his inventions.
- Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, the seventh and last child of Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr.
- Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the U.S. patent for the invention of the telephone in 1876.
- Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh and lived there until his family emigrated to Canada when he was 18.
- Alexander Graham Bell - A brief biography of the inventor of the telephone, the telegraph, and nearly 30 other inventions.
- Alexander Graham Bell is a Scottish-Canadian inventor, most famous as inventor of the telephone.
- Although Alexander Graham Bell is most often associated with the invention of the telephone, his interests were extremely varied.
- Nikola Tesla is one of my favorite inventors.
- Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in Austria-Hungary and emigrated to the U.S. in 1884 as a physicist.
- Nikola Tesla was featured on the currency of the former Yugoslavia.
- Nikola Tesla was the first to patent a workable system.
- Two examples of pure DC designs are Michael Faraday 's homopolar motor (which is uncommon), and the ball bearing motor, which is (so far) a novelty.
- While Henry was doing these experiments, Michael Faraday did similar work in England.
- Michael Faraday came along later and demonstrated that the ideas of both Wollaston and Schweigger were true.
- James Clerk Maxwell: developed a set of equations expressing the basic laws of electricity and magnetism.
- Between 1861 and 1865, James Clerk Maxwell made experiments with electromagnetic waves.
- James Clerk Maxwell(1831 - 79), who was known as "daftie" Maxwell as a schoolboy at the Edinburgh Academy, became a professor of physics by the age of 21.
- James Clerk Maxwell was an experimenter with electromagnetic waves and developed the Maxwell equations.
- Benjamin Banneker was an inventor, a mathemetician, an astronomer, a surveyor, and an essayist.
- Benjamin Banneker was born in 1731 just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, the son of a slave.
- Benjamin Banneker: A self-taught astronomer, he predicted the 1789 solar eclipse more accurately than many better-educated scientists.
- Benjamin Banneker is a mathematician, astronomer, compiler of almanacs, inventor, and writer, one of the first important black American intellectuals.
- Benjamin Banneker was a free black man in the late 1700's and early 1800's in Maryland.
- Inventors are those who conceive of and reduce an invention to practice.
- Inventors are sometimes very effective at taking the lead in commercialising their own inventions.
- Inventors are confident in the value of their interests and display a charming capacity to ignore the standard, the traditional, and the authoritative.
- Inventors are encouraged to participate in the process and will be kept informed of progress.
- Inventors are exceedingly tenacious, and will not yield to corrections unless furnished with substantial testimony.
- Charles Goodyear was a bright person with a poor background but was a great impact to the world because lots of the things we use now are made of rubber.
- Charles Goodyear was a failed businessman with a determination to wrest from India-gum rubber the secret of the age.
- Charles Goodyear was always in trouble, one time he didn't pay 5$ for a hotel rent so he went to jail.
- Charles Goodyear was born in 1800 on December the 29th.
- Charles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Amasa Goodyear, and the oldest of six children.
- Thomas Davenport was born in 1802 in Vermont on a farm outside Williamstown, Vt., the eighth of 12 children.
- The wireless system which Charles had just mastered had been invented in 1903 by Guglielmo Marconi and Lee de Forest.
- Lee De Forest placed a screen, the "grid" electrode, between the filament and plate electrode.
- Two years later, Robert von Lieben and Lee De Forest independently developed the amplifier tube, called the triode.
- In the 1920s, the Westinghouse company bought Lee De Forest 's and Edwin Armstrong 's patent.
- In 1906, Lee de Forest made the detection, transmission and amplification of sound possible.
- Rudolf Diesel was almost killed by his engine when it exploded.
- Rudolf Diesel was born in 1858 in France and began his career as a refrigerator engineer.
- Rudolf Diesel was born in Paris in 1858.
- Rudolf Diesel was the inventor of the diesel fueled internal combustion engine.
- Elisha Gray was Alexander Graham Bell 's principle rival, first for inventionof the harmonic telegraph and then of the telephone.
- Elisha Gray was Alexander Graham Bell's principle rival, first for invention of the harmonic telegraph and then of the telephone.
- Elisha Gray was a hard working professional inventor with some success to his credit.
- Elisha Gray was another inventor who had been working on the development of the telephone.
- Igor Sikorsky invented fixed winged and multi-engined aircraft, transoceanic flying boats and helicopters.
- Even his ideas for an electrical helicopter were used many years later by Igor Sikorsky.
- Igor Sikorsky Igor Sikorsky invented fixed winged and multi-engined aircraft, transoceanic flying boats and helicopters.
- Edwin Howard Armstrong, a leading American inventor, died Wednesday at the Exeter (N.H.) Hospital, after a brief illness.
- Edwin Howard Armstrong - His crowning achievement (1933) was the invention of wide-band frequency modulation, now known as FM radio.
- Edwin Howard Armstrong Invented a method of receiving high-frequency oscillations, part of every radio and television today.
- Edwin Howard Armstrong was born in 1890 to a prosperous New York family.
- Edwin Howard Armstrong was definitely one of broadcasting's founding fathers, and he does not deserve to be forgotten.
- George Eastman was a great man.
- George Washington Carver (1865?-1943) was an American scientist, educator, humanitarian, and former slave.
- George Washington Carver was bestowed an honorary doctorate from Simpson College in 1928.
- It is rare to find a man of the caliber of George Washington Carver.
- George Washington Carver was born during the Civil War years and Carver himself was not certain of his birth date.
- George Washington Carver was doing great things there.
- The Wright Brothers were not the only local inventors working on powered flight.
- The Wright brothers are globally credited with making the first human flight in 1903.
- There is no evidence that any commercial railway telegraph based on Granville Woods's patents was ever built.
- Granville Woods often had difficulties in enjoying his success as other inventors made claims to his devices.
- Photos of the inventions of Granville Woods.
- The idea for a facsimile transmission was first proposed by Scottish clockmaker Alexander Bain in 1843.
- Alexander Bain of Scotland invents the facsimile.
- We owe the development of the fax machine to Alexander Bain -who was granted a patent for his creation back in 1843.
- Antonio Meucci ( Florence, April 13, 1808 --- October 18, 1889) was an Italian inventor who developed a form of voice communication apparatus in 1857.
- They appear to have been destroyed in a fire, so that Antonio Meucci had to swear in court what he remembered he wrote in the newspaper.
- Antonio Meucci, an Italian immigrant, began developing the design of a talking telegraph or telephone in 1849.
- George Washington, drove thousands of the Haudenosaunee from their villages, farms and lands in the region.
- But Franklin did become the Revolution's necessary man, Wood shows, second behind George Washington.
- Few national heroes, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, played a more significant role in shaping the American way of life than Franklin.
- Modern trains rely upon a fail-safe air brake system that is based upon a design patented by George Westinghouse on March 5, 1872.
- One result was a battle between the proponents of DC current, led by Edison, and AC current, led by George Westinghouse.
- In 1883, the Niagara Falls Power Company, a descendant of Schoellkopf's firm, hired George Westinghouse to design a system to generate alternating current.
- Benjamin Franklin is a common name to most Americans.
- Benjamin Franklin is a fitting symbol of colonial Philadelphia.
- Benjamin Franklin is one of these people.
- Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us.
- Benjamin Franklin was 81 years old when he attended the Constitutional Convention.
- Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer.
- Guglielmo Marconi was that young man.
- Benjamin Bradley was born a slave in Maryland around 1830.
- Benjamin Bradley was born a slave in Maryland, USA around 1830.
- Benjamin Bradley was born around 1830 as a slave in Maryland.
- Eli Whitney was born in 1765 and grew up on a Massachusetts farm.
- Eli Whitney was born in the year 1765 in Westborough, Massachusetts.
- Eli Whitney was born to be good with tools.
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- Lewis Howard Latimer(1848-1929) Born in Chelsea, Mass., Latimer learned mechanical drawing while working for a Boston patent attorney.
- Because Lewis Howard Latimer, a black man, invented the filament within the light bulb.
- Lewis Howard Latimer was employed by a Patent Solicitor where he began the study of drafting.
- Emile Berliner was a minority stock holder and the copyright for the patent belonged to the company.
- Morse patented a working telegraph machine in 1837, with help from his business partners Leonard Gale and Alfred Vail.
- His assistant, Alfred Vail developed the Morse code signalling alphabet with Morse.
- Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse had already made history with the telegraph when Theodore Vail was born in Ohio in 1845.
- Samuel Colt was a captain of captains.
- Samuel Colt was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of a prosperous cotton and woolen manufacturer.
- Another inventor of ploughs was Jethro Wood, a blacksmith of Scipio, New York, who received two patents, one in 1814 and the other in 1819.
- In 1833, John Lane, a Chicago blacksmith, faced a wooden moldboard with an old steel saw.
- As Haynes started to build that first car he went to a local blacksmith to help him.
- Christian Sharps designed the Sharps breech-loading rifle which in 1854 began to be manufactured in Hartford by the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company.
- Christian Sharps got his start in the gun making business by working at the Harpers Ferry Arsenal.
- Christian Sharps produced his first single shot, .54 caliber breech loading rifle using paper cartridges in the late 1840's.
- Daniel Drawbaugh is the inventor of a telephone for which he sought a patent in 1880.
- The photophone was ultimately a failure, but the theory behind it fueled the work of other inventors, most notably John Logie Baird and Clarence Hansell.
- A photo-mechanical device invented by John Logie Baird in 1922.
- John Logie Baird (1888-1946) was a Scottish inventor and engineer who was a pioneer in the development of mechanical television.
- John Logie Baird is the first to transmit a moving silhouette ( mask ) image, using a mechanical system based on Paul Nipkow's model.
- Chichester Bell was a cousin to Alexander Graham Bell and instrumental in developing improved versions of the phonograph.
- Elihu Thomson was a late-nineteenth-century American inventor who helped create the first electric lighting and power systems.
- Elijah McCoy is a member of the Hall of Fame of Inventors in the USA but has not been fully recognized in Canadian institutions of innovation.
- Elijah McCoy is the most well known African Canadian Inventor in Canada and is a hero to African Canadians all over Canada.
- Elijah McCoy was a Black inventor who was awarded over 57 patents.
- Elijah McCoy was born in 1843 or 1844 depending upon who you believe.
- Elijah McCoy was born on May 2, 1843 (or 1844, depending on the source).
- He partnered with Horace Smith in Norwich, Connecticut in the early 1850s to develop the first repeating rifle, the Volcanic rifle.
- In 1852 Horace Smith and Daniel-B--Wesson created the first lever-action tube-fed pistol.
- The ancestor of the Winchester rifles was the Volcanic rifle of Horace Smith and Daniel-B--Wesson.
- Electronic Labyrinth: Douglas Engelbart Brief professional biography; a on-site few links.
- Douglas Engelbart and his daughter, Christina Engelbart, incorporated the Bootstrap Institute in 1988 as a California corporation.
- Douglas Engelbart invented the computer mouse at the Stanford Research Institute in 1963.
- A gas-powered motorcycle was invented by the German inventor Gottlieb Daimler in 1885.
- Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Stuttgart (also inventors of the first motor bike).
- Gottlieb Daimler builds the world's first four-wheeled motor vehicle.
- Together with Stephen Wilcox he founded the Babcock & Wilcox boiler company.
- The water-tube boiler was patented in 1867 by American inventors George Herman Babcock and Stephen Wilcox.
- Dann wurde er Chefkonstrukteur der Hope Iron Works in Providence, R.I., wo er auf Stephen Wilcox traf und mit ihm zusammen den Wasserrohrkessel entwickelte.
- John Fitch on the Delaware and James Rumsey on the Potomac were already moving vessels by steam.
- On August 26, 1791, James Rumsey, John Stevens, and John Fitch (all three will appear again in this narrative) took out patents on means of propelling boats.
- James Rumsey of Maryland began experiments as early as 1774 and by 1786 had a boat that made four miles an hour against the current of the Potomac.
- John Bardeen was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1972.
- But the Phoenix, built by John Stevens, followed close on the Clermont.
- The next inventor to struggle with the problem of the steamboat, with any approach to success, was John Stevens of Hoboken.
- On August 26, 1791, James Rumsey, John Stevens, and John Fitch (all three will appear again in this narrative) took out patents on means of propelling boats.
- The safety pin was invented by Walter Hunt in 1849.
- Walter Hunt invents the first lock-stitch sewing machine, but loses interest and does not patent his invention.
- Walter Hunt is credited with inventing this Safety Pin Inventors at least in modern times.
- Elias Howe was American inventor who patented an improved sewing machine in 1846.
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* Charles Proteus Steinmetz
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