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Technology we use today – How it was invented?

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Hi everyone welcome to Parth’s study
session. Today we are going to discuss about a few inventions and discoveries Gravity -Sir Isaac Newton an English
mathematician discovered gravity a popular story says that Newton came up
with the theory of gravity instantly when an apple fell from a tree and hit
him on the head actually Newton saw an Apple falling from a tree and it got him
thinking about the mysterious force that pulls objects to the ground. Airplane-
Airplane was invented by the Wright brothers Orville and Wilbur in USA. The
Wright brothers were two American aviation pioneers who are credited with
inventing building and flying the world’s first successful airplane they
made the first controlled and sustained flight of a powered aircraft on December
17 1903 four miles south of Kitty Hawk North Carolina. Rubber band the rubber
band was patented in England on March 17, 1845 by Stephen Perry he had discovered
a use for those rubber bands holding papers together.
While rubber itself has been around for centuries rubber bands were only
officially patented less than two centuries ago. Electric
battery- In 1800 Alessandro Volta invented the first true battery which
came to be known as the voltaic pile. Volta was an Italian physicist chemist
and a pioneer of electricity and power who is created as
the inventor of electrical battery. Ballpoint Pen – Ladislav Jose biro was a
Hungarian Argentine inventor who patented the first commercially
successful modern ballpoint pen. The first ballpoint pen was invented roughly
50 years earlier by John J. loud but it did not attain commercial success. A
ballpoint pen is widely referred to as a biro in many countries including the UK,
Ireland, Australia and Italy. Generator the operating principle of
electromagnetic generators was discovered in 1831 by Michael Faraday
the principle was later called Faraday’s law. Safety Match- Johan Edward lundström was
a Swedish industrialist and inventor who pioneered the production of safety
matches. Johan is spelt John outside Scandinavia. Today the safety match is
the most widely-used match in the world Oxygen- Joseph Priestley
discovered oxygen in 1774. He answered age-old questions of why and how things
burn. He is also the man behind carbonated water known today as club
soda soda water or sparkling water which is made by fusing carbon dioxide with
water. Piano- the invention of piano is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori of
Italy he was employed as the keeper of the instruments. Safety pin- safety pin
was invented by Walter hunt in 1849 first manufactured in New York City . Safety
pins are commonly used to fashion pieces of fabric or clothing together
Zip Fastner- Whitcomb L.Judson invented first zip fastener but first practical
fastener or modern zipper was invented in U.S. by Gideon Sundback in 1913 Typewriter-
Christopher Latham Sholes was an American inventor who invented the
QWERTY keyboard and along with Samuel Soule
Carlos Lydon and John Pratt has been contended as one of the inventors of the
first typewriter in the United States Braille- Louis Braille was a French educator
and inventor of a system of three I’m writing for use by the blind or
visually impaired his system remains virtually unchanged to this day
and is known worldwide simply as Braille Coca-Cola- John Pemberton
was an American pharmacist who invented coca-cola in May 1886. He developed an
early version of a beverage that later became world-famous as coca-cola Electric fan- Schuyler Skaats Wheeler was
an American engineer and manufacturer who invented the electric fan the
electric elevator and the electric fire engine. Telephone- Alexander Graham Bell was a
Scottish scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing
and patenting the first practical telephone. Certainly this instrument has
revolutionized our ability to communicate. Television- John Logie Baird
was a Scottish engineer innovator one of the inventors of the mechanical
television demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January
1926 he called it the televisor. He was inventor of first publicly demonstrated
color television system as well. Modern Computer- the first computer resembling
today’s modern machines was the analytical engine a device conceived and
designed by British mathematician Charles Babbage between 1833 and 1871 a
mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer Babbage originated
the concept of a digital programmable computer. Computer Mouse- The Computer
Mouse as we know it today was invented and developed by Douglas
Engelbart. A computer mouse is a handheld pointing device that
detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface this motion is typically
translated into the motion of a pointer on a display which allows a smooth
control of the graphical user interface. Mobile phone- Mobile phone was invented
by a Motorola employee Martin Cooper in USA he is considered the father of the
cell phone and is also cited as the first person in history to make a handle
cellular phone call in public Machine gun- Machine Gun was invented by
Richard Gatling in USA Richard Jordan Gatling was an American inventor best
known for his invention of the Gatling gun considered to be the first
successful machine gun the Gatling gun is one of the best-known early
rapid-fire spring-loaded hand cranked weapons. Dynamite- Dynamite was invented
by Alfred Nobel in Germany he also founded the Nobel Prizes Nobel held 355
different patents dynamite being the most famous. Thank you for watching, hope
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