Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Famous Scientists and Their Inventions

Famous Scientists and Their Inventions

The following article will cover a few names of the famous scientists long with their inventions that changed the world forever.

There have been a number of famous scientists and their discoveries have helped in making the world a better place. They have dedicated their entire life in search of their inventions and discoveries that helped making life easier for fellow humans.

Renowned Scientists and Their Discoveries

Just imagine where would our lives be without the tube lights, bulbs, mobile phones, television, refrigerator, washing machines even the plain old stapler! These are the brainchild of some of the never-say give up scientists, who became famous due to their inventions. These scientists tried many times before they hit jackpot. And for some, they struck gold by accident. These well-known scientists and their inventions have helped changed the world and bought forward a revolution that made our lives easy.

Famous Scientists Life Period Inventions
Archimedes 287-212 BC Archimedean principle, famous theory of buoyancy and many mathematical and mechanical discoveries.
Heinrich Hertz 1857-1894 Electromagnetic theory of light and electromagnetic waves.
Andre Marie Ampere 1775-1836 Unit of measurement to measure electric current
Amedeo Avogadro 1776-1856 Avogadro's Law, that is, "equal volumes of different gases, pressure and temperature being equal, contain the same number of molecules".
Neils Hendrik David Bohr 1885-1962 Bohr Model of Atom
Johannes Gutenberg 398-1468 Letterpress printing press also known as mechanical printing press.
Albert Einstein 1879-1955 Theory of Relativity, photoelectric effect and lots more
Rudolf Diesel 1858-1913 Combustion engine.
Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen 1845-1923 X-ray
Karl Friedrich von Drais 1785-1851 Bicycle
Peter Henlein 1479-1542 Pocket Watch
Ferdinand Verbiest 1623-1688 Verbiest invented the first ever car.
Graham Bell 1847-1922 Graham Bell invented the first practical telephone.
Philipp Reis 1834-1874 Reis is known for the early invention of telephone
John Logie Baird 1888-1946 John Logie Baird invented the television.
Werner von Siemens 1816-1892 Dynamo
Hans von Ohain 1911-1998 Jet engine
Artur Fischer 1919 Fischertechnik
Felix Hoffmann 1868-1946 Aspirin
Hugo Junkers 1859-1935 Civilian avion
Otto Lilienthal 1848-1896 Gliding flights
Melitta Bentz 1873-1950 Coffee Filter
Konrad Zuse 1910-1995 First 'working' computer.
Gottlieb Daimler 1834-1900 Automobile and internal combustion machine
Robert Koch 1843-1910 Isolation of Bacillus anthracis, tuberculosis bacteria and Vibrio cholerae. Also known for his Koch's postulates.
Karlheinz Brandenburg 1954 MP3 Technology
Heinrich Gobel 1818-1893 Incandescent light bulb
Samuel Hahnemann 1755-1843 Creation of alternative medicine practice called Homeopathy
Heinrich Focke 1890-1979 Helicopter
Levi Strauss 1829-1902 Jeans
Otto Hahn 1879-1968 Nuclear fission and known as the 'father of nuclear chemistry'.
Julius Lothar Meyer 1830-1895 First person to draw the periodic table of chemical elements
Emil Berliner 1851-1929 Record Player
Rudolf Hell 1901-2002 Formulated technology for Scanner and Fax
Fritz Pfleumer 1881-1945 Audio tape
Thomas Edison 1847-1931 Electric light bulb.
Elias Howe 1819-1867 Sewing machine
Laszlo Jozsef Bíro 1899-1985 Ballpoint pen
Garrett Augustus Morgan 1877-1963 Traffic signal, respiratory protective mask (gas mask), hair straightening preparation.
Samuel F. B. Morse 1791-1872 Telegraph invention
Percy Spencer 1894-1970 Microwave oven
Orville Wright,
Wilbur Wright
1871-1948, 1867-1912 Airplane invention
Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 One of the founding fathers of America, Franklin is attributed to have invented electricity
Michael Faraday 1791-1867 Faraday the discovered electromagnetic induction, laws of electrolysis, found the fundamental relations between light and magnetism as well as discovered a new compound of carbon and two new chlorides of carbon.
Nikola Tesla 1856-1943 He was a pioneer in the field of high-tension electricity. He invented the Tesla induction motor, the Tesla coil, a system for wireless communication as well as system that will help conduct electricity without wires.
William Henry Perkin 1838-1907 He was the first English chemist to produce a synthetic dye, mauve.
These scientists and inventors have made a huge difference in the world of science with their priceless contributions.
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