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    Inventions And Inventors In Physics – Notes For W.B.C.S. Examination.

    The following table illustrates the major inventions and their inventors in physics uses.Continue Reading Inventions And Inventors In Physics – Notes For W.B.C.S. Examination.

    Invention Inventor
    Centigrade scale Anders Celsius
    Watch Peter Henlein
    Radio Guglielmo Marconi
    Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
    Electricity Benjamin Franklin
    Electric Light Bulb Thomas Edison
    Thermometer Galileo Galilei
    Telescope Hans Lippershey and Zacharias Janssen; later Galileo
    Telegraph Samuel Morse
    Cosmic Rays Victor Hess (but the term ‘cosmic rays’ first used by Robert Millikan
    Automobile Karl Benz
    Magnetic Tape Fritz Pfleumer
    Transformer Michael Faraday (later Ottó Titusz Bláthy)
    Electromagnetic Induction Michael Faraday
    Quantum mechanics Werner Heisenberg, Max Born, and Pascual Jordan
    Wave mechanics Erwin Schrödinger
    Nuclear Reactor Enrico Fermi
    Fuel Cell William Grove
    Airplane Wright Brothers
    Barometer Evangelista Torricelli
    Camera Nicéphore Niépce
    Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel
    Helicopter Igor Sikorsky
    Dynamite Alfred Nobel
    Lift Elisha Otis
    Laser Printer Gary Starkweather
    Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
    Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg
    Video Games Ralph Baer
    Steam engine Thomas Newcomen
    Railway Engine George Stephenson
    Jet Engine Frank Whittle
    Seismograph John Milne
    Electric Generator Michael Faraday
    Television John Logie Baird
    Refrigerator William Cullen (later Oliver Evans)
    Carburetor Luigi De Cristoforis & Enrico Bernardi
    Air Brake George Westinghouse
    Atomic bomb Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Teller et al
    Air conditioner Willis Carrier
    Machine Gun Sir Hiram Maxim
    Radar Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt
    Submarine Cornelius Drebbel (later) David Bushnell
    First military submarine Yefim Nikonov
    Transistor John Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley
    Galvanometer Johann Schweigger
    Laser Theodore H. Maiman (first demonstrated)
    Neon lamp Georges Claude
    Rocket Engine Robert Goddard
    Typewriter Christopher Latham Sholes

     

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