In 1940,prior to RCA, CBS researchers led by Peter Goldmark invented a mechanical color televison system based on the 1928 designs of John Logie Baird.
Electronic Digital Computer
It was built by John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford Berry at Iowa State University during 1937-1942
The Atomic Bomb
On August 2, 1939, just before the outbreak of WWII, Albert Einstein wrote to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
like many of today's great inventions, the microwave oven was a by-product of another technology.
Tupperware was invented by Earl Tupper, a New Hampshire tree surgeon and plastics innovator, who began experimenting with polyethylene.
A Swiss mountaineer called George de Mestral was out walking through the woods.
In 1950, the Diner's Club issued the first credit card, invented by Diner's Club founder Frank McNamara.
Super glue is actually a chemical substance called cyanoacrylate that was originally discovered by Dr. Harry Coover.
Black Box Flight Recorder
David Warren of the Aeronautical Research Laboratories in Melbourne,Australia was involved in the accident investigations related to the mysterious crash of the world's first jet- powered aircraft, the coment,in 1953.
A McDonald's restaurant existed before 1954 but it was the introduction of Ray Kroc to the business in 1954
Bette Nesmith Graham never set out to be an inventor, here vocation in life was to be an artist.
The hovercraft was invented by Christopher Cockerell in 1956.
the first working laser was made by Theodore H. Maiman in 1960 at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu,Califorina.
The first human spaceflight was undertaken on April 12, 1961, when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made one orbit around the Earth.
The first practical visible-spectrum(red) LED was developed in 1962 by Nick Holonyak Jr.
Douglas Engelbart at the Stanford Research Institute invented the mouse in 1963 after extensive usability testing.
Astroturf was co-invented in 1964 by James M. Faria and Robert T. Wright, employees of Monsanto.
De La Rue developed first electronic ATM, which was installed first in Enfield Town in North London, UK on June 27, 1967.
The floppy disk was invented by Alan Shugart.
In 1968, Dr. Spencer Silver, a scientist at 3M in the United States, developed a "low tack", reusable pressure sensitive adhesive.
The Rubik's Cube is a mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik.
GORE-TEX is waterproof/breathable fabric and a registered trademark of W.L. Gore & Associates.
Two hockey enthuslasts,brothers Scott and Brennan Olson, found an old pair of in line skates in a sporting goods store in Minneapolis.
The original blue-and-silver Walkman model TPS-L2 went one sale in Japan on July 1, 1979.
Windows program was invented by Microsoft.
Fuji introduced the disposable camera.
3-D video game
The world of 3-D video games, any gamer will tell you, is almost as old as video games in color: Nintendo titles in the late 1980s like Rad Racer and 3-D WorldRunner.
Digital celluar phones
Digital cell phones are the second generation(2G) of cellular technology.
Prozac invented at the Eli Lily Company by inventor Ray Fuller.
HDTV has one or two million pixels per frame, roughly five times that of SD.
World Wide Web
The World Wide Web and Internet protocol(HTTP) and WWW language(HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
Java is a programming language originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems' Java platform.
DVD is an optical disc storage media format,invented and developed by Philips,Sony,Toshiba. and Panasonic in 1995.