10 Greatest Science Inventions of all the Time

10 Greatest Science Inventions of all the Time

10 Greatest Science Inventions of all the Time

Technology is the foundation of the human experience as we have been creating tools to assist us since the early days. Below we have listed ten amazing and greatest inventions of all the time that changed the history:

#10.Printing press

Printing press supported information to travel all through the globe before the internet, and Johannes Gutenberg developed it in Mainz around 1440. After that by 1500 Gutenberg were operating all through the Western Europe which was producing about 20 million copies and by 1600, they also create 200 million new books too.

#9. The Light Bulb

Humphry Davy pioneered the bright idea in the early 19th century and which was known to be one of the most influential inventions in the history. Edison patented the first light bulb along with Swan in 1979 and 1980 and in mid of 1980 the CFLs hit the market but it has many drawbacks which include low light output, high cost, and inconsistent performance and nowadays LEDs provides the best energy savings.

#8.Bank notes, credit cards, ATM

Currency took various forms all through the history which includes material like livestock to precious metals and coins. Owing to the shortage of coins banks issued paper notes and this idea of utilizing this lightweight substance as money was originated in China during 118 BC. In the 13th century, Europe was introduced to this system through travelers. The invention of bank Notes has changed the facade of the global economy. The idea of the credit card was initiated in 1950 by Ralph Schneider and Frank McNamara to consolidate multiple cards. On the other hand invention of ATM was one of the most significant designs ever made. As per experts the first ATM was created by Luther Simjian and was named as Bankograph.

#7. The steam engine

Thomas Savery patented the original practical steam engine in 1698. After that James Watt patented an improved steam engine in 1781. Throughout the 1800s these engines lead to an expansion in transportation, manufacturing and agriculture industries. Afterward, the fundamental principle of steam engines set the stage for innovations like internal combustion engines as well as jet turbines which encouraged the increment of cars as well as aircraft in the 20th century.

#6. The camera

The camera is also one of the most cherished inventions to date from camera obscure, daguerreotypes, dry plates, calotypes, and film to SLRs and now  DSLRs witnessed many phases of advancement. It was in 1826 when a sliding wooden box was designed by Charles and Vincent Chevalier to click the first permanent photograph. After that advancement in technology digital cameras were introduces in which you can save the clicked pictures.  On memory cards in place of utilizing of films. The digital camera history was started with the idea given by Eugene F.Lally to get pictures of planets and stars all the way through space. After that in 1975, a  Kodak engineer Steven Sasson invented and built the first digital camera.

#5. X-ray

X-ray is undoubtedly a phenomenon of the natural world; not everyone knows about it that it was invented accidentally. In 1895 the invisible was made visible as X-ray is one of the epoch-making advancement in the field of medicine.  His name was Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen who while testing whether cathode rays could pass all the way through glass noticed a glow coming from nearby coating screen. He named it X-ray owing to its unknown nature, and he also came to know that it can also be photographed when penetrating to human flesh.

#4. The automobile

Cars were not widely accessible until 2o0th century, though the modern car foundation was laid by German inventor Karl Benz in 1886. The history of automobile replicates a global evolution. Henry Ford innovated mass production methods that became standard with General Motors and Ford. After the automobile evolution, numerous spin industries bloomed by creating many new jobs. On the other hand vehicle, production and sale became main indicators of country’s economic status. It also influenced the advancement in petroleum refining paint and plate glass manufacturing and steel making.

#3. Television

Television is an essential part of our day to day life and was developed during 19th as well as the 20th century. The first T camera was invented by two men named Vladimir Zworykin and Philo Taylor.  It was in 1884 when the first television was created and patented by Paul Gottlieb Nipkow and was known as an electromechanical television system. Nowadays TV gained so much popularity that every country shares their political agendas through it and it had become the way of preserving peace as well as order.

#2. History of computers

Charles Babbage founded the first mechanical computer and which is recognized as one of the remarkable a most reliable invention in the past. He invented computer in the early 19th century and was known to be the father of the computer. However, there is not only one inventor of the computer as  Alan Turing proposed the principle in 1936 paper.  Nowadays computer stands as the symbolic sign of the advanced world.

#1. The telephone and mobile phone

In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell spoke the first words through his device to his assistant Thomas Watson. The invention of the telephone was owing to the human desire to communicate far and wide. Nowadays with the invention of mobile phones in 1980 people have covered a long way and communication have no longer controlled. The invention of mobile phones now assisted the revolution of the telephone industry. The first handset device was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell and Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973.

Human inventions and technologies shaped civilizations and also helped to transform life on Earth. Every generation has its own set of innovative thinkers who made revolutionary inventions that changed the world.

Written by :

RAVLEEN CHAWLA

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