20th CENTURY INVENTIONS
Which of these is the most important invention in your opinion. Why?
INVENTOR: Konrad Suse (circa 30’s); John von Neumann, 1903-1957
USES: All possible mathematical equations, charts, information exchange, data base, etc.
YEAR OF INVENTION: All along the century.
INVENTION: TENNIS SHOES
INVENTOR: Well, shoes have started out from grass sandals, to more things. But an exact answer would be hard.
USES: to protect and to provide comfort to our feet
YEAR OF INVENTION: From Keds, which were the first tennis shoes in 1917
INVENTOR: By a team of scientists working for Bell Telephone Labs in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
USES: Transistors have many uses including switching, voltage/current regulation, and amplification
YEAR OF INVENTION: In the mid 1940’s
INVENTION: THE LASER
INVENTOR: Theodore Mainman
USES: Emplyoed in all kinds of applications, CD players and metal cutter, for example.
YEAR OF INVENTION: 1960
INVENTION: THE ANTIBIOTICS
INVENTOR: Alexander Fleming, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain
USES: Heal Infections and diseases
YEAR OF INVENTION: 1945