Science and Technology of the 1930s

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  • Chocolate Chip Cookie

    Chocolate Chip Cookie
    The Chocolate Chip Cookie was invented accidentally by Ruth Graves Wakefield. She owned the Toll House inn, in Whitman, Massachusetts.
  • Differential Anlayzer

    Differential Anlayzer
    Vannevar Bush at MIT in Boston is the inventor of the Differential Analyzer. This is a computer designed to solve equations by integration, using wheel-an-disc mechanisms.
  • Polygraph Machine

    This machine ran on batteries, and had a gauge with a needle instead of writitng on paper.
  • First Color Sound Cartoon

    First Color Sound Cartoon
    Ub Iwerks produced the first Color Sound Cartoon in 1930, a Flip the Frog cartoon named: "Fiddlesticks"
  • Electron Microscope

    Electron Microscope
    Max Knott and Ernst Ruska co-invented this. It uses an electron beam to alluminate whatever it's looking at and produce a magnified image.
  • Desk Phone

    Desk Phone
    To use the desk phone you had to push different buttons depending on the time of day.
  • FM Broadcasting

    FM Broadcasting was invented by Edwin H. Armstrong. It gives listeners a wider range or stations to choose from.
  • Turnstile Antenna

    Turnstile Antenna
    This was invented by George Brown. It was used for TVs and radios.
  • Jet Engine

    Jet Engine
    The Jet Engine was co-invented by Hans von Ohain and Sir Frank Whittle.
  • Photocopier

    Photocopier
    The Photocopier was invented by Chester Carlson. Carlson invented this because of his lack of work.
  • Volkswagen Beetle is produced

    Volkswagen Beetle is produced
    The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the best selling automobiles ever produced. In the late 1930s it was created by Ferdinand Porsche and his chief designer Erwin Komenda.
  • Nuclear Fission discovered

    Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassman make the discovery in 1939.This is the process in which the nucleus of a particle breaks down into smaller parts. This creates a vast amount of energy.