Saturday, October 20, 2012

22 October Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


Constantine Samuel Rafinesque 1783
Stephen Moulton Babcock 1843
 Frederick William Twort 1877
Clinton Joseph Davisson 1881
Charles Glen King 1896

Frank Harold Spedding, 1902
American chemist who, during the 1940s and '50s, developed processes for reducing individual rare-earth elements to the metallic state at low cost, thereby making these substances available to industry at reasonable prices

George Beadle 1903
Karl Jansky 1905


1797, the first parachute jump was made by André-Jacques Garnerin, released from a balloon 2,230-ft above the Parc Monceau, Paris.
1872, Thomas A. Edison was issued patents for an improvement in "Paper for Chemical Telegraphs" and for an improved "Apparatus for Perforating Paper for Telegraph Use" (U.S. Nos.132455, -6).
1878, Thomas A. Edison was issued a patent for "Quadruplex-Telegraph Repeaters" (U.S. No. 209,241).
1879  Edison's long series of experiments testing materials for suitability as an electric light filament reached a turning point.
1906, Henry Ford became President of Ford Motor Company.
1912, Thomas A. Edison was issued patents for a "Conveyor" related to a cement kiln, and for a "Phonograph-Stylus" formed of crystallized boron

1938 Xerography demonstrated
   Chester Carlson
   Surface Science of Xerography -
   Chester Carlson and the Development of Xerography - Google book link

1981  FDA Aspartame table-top approval
1938 Xerography demonstrated

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