INVENTORS AND THEIR INVENTIONS

In history, there are several inventors who invented marvelous useful gadgets for the world. Some of these inventors were recognized for their innovative inventions like television, the phone, the light bulb, printing press, and others.

The most popular inventors include the following:  

THOMAS EDISON:

His first spectacular invention was tinfoil phonograph. Edison is also famous for his inventions like electricity, light bulbs, audio, film, and others.

GALILEO:

An Italian scientist who invented the telescope.

He also made improvement in the compass.

SIR ISAAC NEWTON:

He was an English scientist who invented the reflecting telescope. This helped in reduction of optical distortions and made improvements in its capacity.

ELI WHITNEY:

The cotton gin was invented by him in 1794. It is a type of machine which separates hulls, seeds along with different unwanted items from cotton, once it is picked.

HENRY FORD:

It is assumed that he invented automobiles, but he made improvement in assembly line which helped in manufacturing automobiles. He popularized gas-power car from Model-T.

JOHANNES GUTENBERG:

He was the best-known inventor and German goldsmith who invented Gutenberg press which is a type of innovative machine that prints using movable type.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN:

He was known as founding the father and iconic statesman. He invented Franklin’s stove or iron furnace stove, lightning rod, odometer as well as bifocal glasses.

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD:

He invented mechanical television which was the early form of television. Fiber optics and radar were also invented by Baird.

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL:

When he was 29 years old, he invented the telephone. The first innovations of Graham Bell after the telephone was photo phone which allowed sound to transmit over the light beam.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER:

An agricultural chemist, he invented hundreds of uses for pecans, soybeans as well as sweet potatoes. Furthermore, he invented 300 uses for utilizing peanuts.

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