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List of Inventions and Discoveries | Kerala PSC GK

List of Inventions and Discoveries | Kerala PSC GK

List of Inventions and Discoveries

InventionInventorYearCountry
Acetylene GasEdmund Davy1836England
Adding MachinePascal1642France
Adhesive Tape, ScotchRichard Drew1930USA
AeroplaneOrville & Wilbur Wright1903USA
Aeroplane, Jet EngineHans von Ohain1939Germany
Aerosol SprayErik Rotheim1926Norway
Air ConditioningCarrier1902USA
Airship(Non-rigid)Henri Giffard1852France
Artificial heartWilliam Kolff1957Netherlands
Atomic NumbersMoseley1913Britain
Atomic TheoryDalton1803Britain
Atomic BombJ Robert Oppenheimer1945USA
Automatic RifleJohn Browning1918USA
BakeliteLeo H Baekeland1907Belgium
BalloonJacques & Joseph Montgolfier1783France
Ballpoint PenJohn J loud1888USA
Ballistic MissileWernher von Braun1944Germany
BarometerEvangelista Torricelli1644Italy
Battery(Electric)Alessandro Volta1800Italy
Bifocal LensBenjamin Franklin1780USA
BicycleKirkpatrick Macmillan1839-40Britain
Bicycle tyres (Pneumatic)John Boyd Dunlop1888Britain
Bleaching PowderTennant1798Britain
Burglar AlarmsEdwin T. Holmes1858USA
Bunsen BurnerRobert Wilhelm Bunsen1855Germany
Car(Steam)Nicolas Cugnot1769France
Car(Petrol)Karl Benz1888Germany
CarburetorGottlieb Daimler1876Germany
Canned VoodNicolas Appert1804France
CalculusIsaac Newton1670Britain
Camera, KodakWalker Eastman1888USA
Cassette VideotapeSony1969Japan
Cassette, AudioPhilips company1963Holland
CelluloidAlexander Parkes1861Britain
Cement (Portland)Joseph Aspdin1824Britain
ChronometerJohn Harrison1735Britain
ChemotherapyEhrlich1909Germany
CinemaNicolas and Jean Lumiere1895France
Clock (Mechanical)I Hsing & Liang Ling Tsan1725China
Cloning, MammalIan Wilmut's1996UK
Cloning, DNAHerbert W. Boyer, Stanley N. Cohen, and Paul Berg1973USA
Compact Disc playerSony, Philips co1979Japan, Netherlands
Compact DiscRCA1972USA
Crossword puzzleArthur Wynne1913USA
CT ScanGodfrey Hounsfield1973Britain
Disc, VideoPhillips company1972Holland
Diesel EngineRudolf Diesel1895Germany
Disc BrakesDr. F Lanchester1902Britain
ElectroplatingLuigi Brugnatelli1805Italy
ElectromagnetWilliam Sturgeon1824Britain
ElectronThomson J1897Britain
Electronic ComputerDr Alan M turning1824Britain
Electric Flat ironH.W. Seeley1882USA
Electric IronHenry W.Seely1882USA
Electric LampThomas Alva Edison1879USA
Electric Motor (AC)Nikola Tesla1888USA
Electric Motor (DC)Zenobe Gramme1873Belgium
Electric Washing machineAlva J Fisher1906USA
Facsimile MachineAlexander Bain1843Britain
Film (Talking)J. Engl, J.Mussolle & H Vogt1922Germany
Film (Moving Outlines)Louise Prince1885France
Fibre-OpticsNarinder Singh Kapany1955Britain
Film (Musical Sound)Dr Le de forest1923USA
Floppy DiskIBM1970USA
Fountain PenLewis E. Waterman1884USA
Frequency ModulationEH Armstrong1933USA
FrisbeeWalter Frederick Morrison1948USA
GalvanometerAndre-Marie Ampere1834France
GliderSir George Cayley1853Britain
GramophoneThomas Alva Edison1878USA
HolographyDennis Gabor1947Britain
Hydrogen bombEdward Teller1952USA
Intelligence testingAlfred Binet1905France
Jet engineSir Frank Whittle1937Britain
LaserTheodore Maiman1960USA
Lift (Mechanical)Elisha G Otis1852USA
Lightning ConductorBenjamin Franklin1752USA
LogarithmsJohn Napier1614Britain
Loom, PowerEdmund Cartwright1785Britain
Machine GunRichard Jordan Gatling1718Britain
MicrophoneAlexander Graham Bell1876USA
MicroprocessorRobert Noyce & Gordon Moore1971USA
Microwave OvenPercy LeBaron Spencer1947USA
Movie ProjectorThomas Alva Edison1593USA
MicroscopeZ.Janssen1590Netherlands
Microscopes, ElectErnst Ruska, Max Knoll1931Germany
MotorcycleGottlieb Daimler1885Germany
MRIRaymond Damadian1971USA
NeutronJames Chadwick,1932Britain
Neon lampGeorge Claude1910France
Neutron bombSamuel Cohan1958USA
NylonDr Wallace H Carothers1937USA
Optical fiberNarinder Singh Kapany1955Germany
PasteurizationLewis Pasteur1867France
Periodic TableMendeleyev1869Russia
PhotocopierChester Carlson1938USA
Photo Film, CelluloidReichenbach1893USA
Photo Film, TransparentGeorge Eastman1884USA
Photography (on Film)John Carbutt1888USA
Photography (on Metal)J.N. Niepce1826France
Photography (on Paper)W.H. Fox Talbot1835Britain
Photoelectric cellJulius Elster, Hans F Geitel1893Germany
PianoCristofori1709Italy
Pistol, revolverSamuel Colt1836USA
Plutonium fissionKennedy, whal,Seaborg,Segre1940USA
Pop-up toasterCharles Strite1927USA
Printing (rotary)Richard Hoe1846USA
Printing (Web)William Bullock1865USA
ProtonRutherford1919New Zealand
Printing pressJohann Gutenberg1455Germany
Quantum theoryMax Planck1900Germany
RadarAH Taylor and Leo C Young1922USA
Radio Telegraphy (Trans Atlantic)G Marconi1901Italy
Radiocarbon DatingWillard Libby1947USA
Radio TelegraphyDr Mohlon Loomis1864USA
RayonSir Joseph Swan1883Britain
Razor (Electric)Col Jacob Schick1931USA
Razor (Safety)King C Gillette1895USA
RefrigeratorJames Harrison, Alexandre catlin1850USA
Relativity TheoryEinstein1905Germany
Rubber (Vulcanised)Charles Goodyear1841USA
Rubber (Latex foam)Dunlop Rubber Co.1928Britain
Rubber (Tyres)Thomas Hancock1846Britain
Rubber (Waterproof)Charles Macintosh1823Britain
Safety PinWalter Hunt1849USA
Safety RazorKing camp Gillette1903USA
Self-StarterCharles F Kettering1911USA
SeatbeltVolvo engineer Nils Bohlin1959Sweden
Ship (Steam)IC Perier1775France
Ship (Turbine)Hon Sir C Parson1894Britain
Slide RuleWilliam Oughtred1621Britain
Spinning FrameSir Richard Arkwright1769Britain
Spinning JennyJames Hargreaves1764Britain
Spinning MuleSamuel Crompton1779Britain
SkyscraperW Le Baron Jenny1882USA
Steam EngineThomas Savery1698Britain
Steam Engine(Piston)Thomas Newcomen1712Britain
Steam Engine(Condenser)James Watt1765Britain
Steel(Stainless)Harry Brealey1913Britain
StethoscopeLaennec1819French
SubmarineDavid Bushnell1776USA
Super ComputerJ.H Van Tassel1976USA
SynthesiserMoog1964USA
Telegraph codeSamuel FB Morse1837USA
Telephone, cellularBell Labs1947USA
Telephone (perfected)Alexander Graham Bell1876USA
Television (electronic)P.T Farnsworth1927USA
TankSir Emest D Swington1914Britain
Tape RecorderFessenden Poulsen1899Denmark
TelescopeHans Lippershey1608Netherlands
TelegraphM Lammond1787France
Television (mechanical)John Logie Baird1926Britain
Television, ColourJohn Logie Baird1928Britain
TransformerMichael Faraday1831Britain
TransistorBardeen, Shockley & Brattain1948USA
Uranium fission, atomic reactorSzilard Fermi1942USA
Vacuum cleanerSpangler1907USA
Velcro(hook-and-loop-fastner)Geprges de Mestral1948Switzerland
VideotapeCharles Ginsberg1956USA
Washing machine(elec)Hurley Machine co1907USA
WatchBartholomew Manfredi1462Italy
Welder (electric)Elisha Thomson1877USA
Wireless (telegraph the)G Marconi1896Italy
X-rayW.K Roentgen1895Geremany
Zip FastenerW.L Judson1891USA


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