Scientists, Inventors & Inventions - John Milne

Scientists, Inventors & Inventions Fun Facts (Part 2)

Discover amazing science fun facts about the most influential scientist in the history of our world. This is part 2 of the scientists, inventors & inventions fun facts, so prepare to be amazed again!

A calculator makes our calculations faster and easier. Do you know when and whom the calculator was invented? Here we have the fun facts that you will enjoy and as well as get to know about some famous inventors and their inventions.

Scientists Inventors and Inventions 2 Fun Facts

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American aviation pioneer, Glenn Curtiss in 1910, took off the first successful plane from water in Martinique, France that led to the invention of seaplanes.
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The first video game, which was a simple tennis game quite similar to the Ping Pong game, was built by Physicist William Higinbotham in October 1958.
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The first commercially successful automatic dishwasher was invented by the American inventor Josephine Cochrane. The patent was registered after her name in 1886.
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"Lovable Intellect Not Using XP", popularly known as Linux operating systems, was invented by Finnish-American software engineer Linus Benedict Torvalds in 1991.
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The CAT- systems, commonly known as the X-Ray diagnostic systems, were first invented by the American profession of biophysics and physiology by Robert Ledley in the mid-1970s.
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The British geologist and mining engineer John Milne is credited with inventing the seismograph in 1880. He started the Seismological Society of Japan and Alfred Ewing, Thomas Gray.
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Scottish inventor John Logie Baird invented the television in 1926 when he succeeded in demonstrating the world's first live working television system. He was also the first person to develop working color televisions.
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The Italian mathematician-physicist Galileo Galilei is credited to have invented the thermometer in 1593. He created it by putting water inside an open tube.
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Martin Cooper, an American engineer, is said to have invented the mobile phone, which was the first handheld cellular mobile phone in 1973.
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French mathematician Blaise Pascal is credited to have invented the calculator in the mid-seventeenth century, while Wilhelm Schickard is said to have invented the mechanical calculator in 1642.

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