Inventions and Discoveries

Invention Year Inventor Country
Aeroplane 1903   Orville & Wilbur Wright  USA
Artificial heart 1957   Willem Johan Kolff  Netherlands 
Atomic bomb 1945   J Robert Oppenheimer  USA 
Hydrogen bomb 1952   Edward Teller  USA/Hungary 
Neutron bomb 1958   Samuel Cohen  USA 
Barometer 1644   Evangelista Torricelli  Italyt 
Bicycle 1839-40   Krikpatrick Macmillan  Britain
Car(steam) 1769   Nicolas Joseph Cugnot  France 
Clock(mechanical) 1725   I-Hsi & Liang Ling-Tsan  China 
Clock(pendulum) 1656   Christian Huygen  Netherlands 
Diesel engine 1895   Rudolf Diesel  Germany 
Electric lamp 1879   Thomas Alva Edison  USA 
Electronic computer 1824   Dr. Alan M. Turing  Britain 
Fountain pen 1884   Lewis E. Waterman   USA 
Galvanometer 1834   Andre-Marie Ampere   France 
Guided missile 1912   Wernher van Braun   Germany 
Helicopter 1924   Etienne Oehmichen   France 
Jet engine 1937   Sir Frank Whittle   Britain 
Laser 1960   Theodore H. Maiman   USA
Microphone 1876   Alexander Graham Bell   USA
Micro-processor 1971   Robert Noyce & Gordon Moore  USA 
Optical fibre 1955   Narinder Kapany   Germany 
Pasteurization 1867   Louis Pasteur   France 
Printing Press 1456   Johannes Gutenberg  Germany 
Radar 1922   A.H. Taylor & Leo C. Young   USA