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List of Famous Inventions, Discoveries and Their Inventors:

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Inventions Inventor
Television (mechanical) John Logie Baird
Radio Marconi
Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Electricity Benjamin Franklin
Electric Light Bulb Thomas Edison
Thermometer Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Radium Marie Curie
Telescope Galileo
Telegraph Pavel Schilling
Electromagnetic Theory Heinrich Hertz
Theory of Relativity Albert Einstein
X-rays Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen
Cosmic Rays R.A. Millikan
Automobile Ferdinand Verbiest
Penicillin Sir Alexander Fleming
Insulin Frederick Banting
Magnetic Tape Fritz Pfluemer
Raman Effect Sir C.V. Raman
Airplane Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur)
Steam Engine James Watt

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Invention Inventor
Bohr Model Electron Theory - Niels Bohr
Boyle Boyle’s Law : Robert William Boyle
Dalton Atomic Theory : John Dalton
Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Transformer and Electric Motor Michael Faraday
Geometry Euclid
Structure of Atom Ernest Rutherford
Law of Gases Gay Lussac
Electromagnetic Field James Clerk Maxwell
Motion of Planets Johannes Kepler
Principle of relativity Galileo Galilei
Newtons Law of Motion Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton
Electron J.J. Thomson
Photon Albert Einstein
Theory of Atom John Dalton
Blood Groups EKarl Landsteiner
Quantum Mechanics Max Born
Quantum Theory Max Plank, Niels Bohr, Albert Einstein
Law of Conservation of Mass Antoine Lavoisier
Age of the Earth C.C. Patterson

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Invention Inventor
Heliocentrism Aristarchus of Samos : Nicolaus Copernicus
Heliocentric Model Nicolaus Copernicus
Periodic law Mendeleef
Venn Diagram John Venn
Vierner Scale Pierre Vernier
Atomic Number Mosley
Law of Motion & Gravitation Newton
Laws of Electrical Resistance Ohm
Nuclear Reactor Enrico Fermi
Fuel Cell William Robert Glove
Celluloid Alexander Parkes
Hydrogen Bomb Edward Teller
Computer Architecture John Von Neumann
Logarithms John Napier
Theory of Evolution Charles Darwin
Transformer Otto Blathy
Cinematography Edison
Stethoscope Rane Laennec
Thermo Flask Dewar
Battery Alessandro Volta
Barometer Evangelista Torricelli
Camera Steven Sasson

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Invention Inventor
Analytical Engine Thomas Edison
Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel
Helicopter Broquet
Dynamite Alfred Nobel
First Computer John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert
Lift Otis
Guitar Adolph Rickenbacker
Light Emission Diode Nick Holonyak and Oleg Losev
Laser Printer Gary Starkweather
Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
Micro Scope Zacharias Janssen
Microwave Oven Percy Spencer
Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg
Video Games Ralph H. Baer

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Invention Inventor
Google Larry Page
Mozilla Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross
Facebook Mark Zuckerberg
Twitter Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, and Biz Stone
Microsoft Bill Gates and Paul Allen
Internet Vint Cerf
Email Shiva Ayyadurai
Apple Computers Steve Jobs
World Wide Web (WWW) Sir Tim Berners- Lee
IP Address Robert E. Kahn
Micro Processor Federico Faggin