Hayley asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

what are some cool inventions of the 1900s?

well I am doing this S.S project about the 1900s and i need some awesome topics!

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  • Sane
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    1 decade ago
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    1900s

    * 1900: Epinephrine (adrenaline): Jokichi Takamine & Keizo Uenaka

    * 1900: Rigid dirigible airship: Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin

    * 1900: Self-heating can

    * 1901: Mercury vapor lamp: Peter C. Hewitt

    * 1901: Disposable razor blade: King C. Gillette

    * 1901: Vacuum cleaner: Hubert Booth

    * 1901: Gauge blocks: Carl Edvard Johansson

    * 1902: Ostwald process: Wilhelm Ostwald

    * 1902: Air Conditioner: Willis Carrier [16]

    * 1902: Neon lamp: Georges Claude

    * 1902: Radio telephone: Valdemar Poulsen, Reginald Fessenden

    * 1902: Rayon cellulose ester: Arthur D. Little

    * 1903: Electrocardiograph (EKG): Willem Einthoven

    * 1903: Powered, controlled airplane: Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright

    * 1904: Thermionic valve: John Ambrose Fleming

    * 1904: Tractor: Benjamin Holt

    * 1905: Radio tube diode: John Ambrose Fleming

    * 1906: Sonar (first device): Lewis Nixon

    * 1906: Triode amplifier: Lee DeForest

    * 1907: Helicopter: Paul Cornu

    * 1907: Monosodium glutamate: Kikunae Ikeda[255]

    * 1907: Radio tube triode: Lee DeForest

    * 1907: Washing machine, (electric): Alva Fisher (Hurley Corporation)

    * 1908: Cellophane: Jacques E. Brandenberger

    * 1908: Geiger counter: Hans Geiger and Ernest Rutherford

    * 1908: Gyrocompass: Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe

    * 1908: Haber process: Fritz Haber

    * 1908: Umami: Kikunae Ikeda[256]

    * 1909: Bakelite: Leo Baekeland

    * 1909: Gun suppressor: Hiram Percy Maxim

    * Microwave optics: Jagdish Chandra Bose in Bengal

    * Crescograph: Jagdish Chandra Bose in Bengal[257]

    * 1910: Aberic acid: Umetaro Suzuki

    * 1910: Thiamine (Vitamin B1): Umetaro Suzuki[258]

    * 1910: Vitamin (B vitamin): Umetaro Suzuki

    * 1910: Dental Braces: Joseph Clyde[citation needed]

    * 1910: Neon lighting: Georges Claude

    * 1910: Thermojet engine: Henri Coandă

    * 1911: Gyrocompass: Elmer A. Sperry

    * 1911: Automobile self starter (perfected): Charles F. Kettering

    * 1911: Hydroplane: Glenn Curtiss

    * 1913: Bra: Mary Phelps Jacob

    * 1913: Crossword: Arthur Wynne

    * 1913: Parachute: Štefan Banič[citation needed]

    * 1913: Radio receiver: Ernst Alexanderson, Reginald Fessenden

    * 1913: Stainless steel: Harry Brearley

    * 1913: X-Ray (coolidge tube): William D. Coolidge[259]

    * 1914: Radio transmitter triode mod.: Ernst Alexanderson

    * 1914: Liquid fuel rocket: Robert Goddard

    * 1914: Tank, military: Sir William Ashbee Tritton and Major Walter Gordon Wilson[260]

    * 1915: Tungsten Filament: Irving Langmuir

    * 1915: Pyrex: Corning Inc.

    * 1916: Browning Gun: John Browning

    * 1916: Cultured pearl: Mikimoto Kōkichi

    * 1916: Thompson submachine gun: John T. Thompson

    * 1917: Sonar echolocation: Paul Langevin

    * 1917: Cruise missile: Charles Kettering

    * 1918: Interrupter gear: Anton Fokker

    * 1918: Radio crystal oscillator: A.M. Nicolson

    * 1919: Flip-flop circuit: William Eccles and F. W. Jordan

    * 1919: Theremin: Leon Theremin

    1920s

    * 1920: Saha ionization equation: Meghnad Saha[261]

    * 1921: Polygraph: John A. Larson

    * 1922: Radar: Robert Watson-Watt, A. H. Taylor, L. C. Young, Gregory Breit, Merle Antony Tuve

    * 1922: The absorption refrigerator: Baltzar von Platen

    * 1923: Sound film: Lee DeForest

    * 1923: Television Electronic: Philo Farnsworth

    * 1923: Wind tunnel: Michael Max Munk

    * 1923: Autogyro: Juan de la Cierva

    * 1923: Xenon flash lamp: Harold Edgerton

    * 1924: Automatic power loom: Sakichi Toyoda[262]

    * 1925: Ultra-centrifuge: Theodor Svedberg - used to determine molecular weights

    * 1925: Television Nipkow System: C. Francis Jenkins

    * 1926: Television Mechanical Scanner: John Logie Baird

    * 1926: Aerosol spray: Rotheim

    * 1926: Yagi antenna: Hidetsugu Yagi & Shintaro Uda

    * 1926: Directional antenna: Hidetsugu Yagi & Shintaro Uda

    * 1926: High-gain antenna: Hidetsugu Yagi & Shintaro Uda

    * 1927: Mechanical cotton picker: John Rust

    * 1928: Sliced bread: Otto Frederick Rohwedder

    * 1928: Electric dry shaver: Jacob Schick

    * 1928: Antibiotics: Alexander Fleming (initial discovery of penicillin)

    * 1928: Preselector gearbox: Walter Gordon Wilson

    * 1928: Raman effect: Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman[263]

    * 1928: Magnetic interference balance: Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar & K. N. Mathur[264]

    * 1929: Electroencephelograph (EEG): Hans Berger

    * 1929: Kinescope (CRT):Vladimir Zworykin

    * Band aid: Earle Dickson

    * Man-made Insulin: Paul Langerhans

    * Mechanical potato peeler: Herman Lay

    * Phototelegraphic transmission: Yasujiro Niwa

    * Mechanical television: Yasujiro Niwa

    1930s

    * 1930: Neoprene: Wallace Carothers

    * 1931: Magnetic-resistant steel: Kotaro Honda

    * 1931: Magnetic steel: Kotaro Honda

    * 1931: Alnico: Tokuhichi Mish

  • 5 years ago

    A helacopter. Paul Cornu invented it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    jello, a ball point pen that can write in space, TANG, nuclear reactors, the microwave, nano tubes, eddie van halen's D tuna

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The car, the computer, the TV - go outside and open your eyes...

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