Saturday, March 12, 2016

12 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Use in U.S. of steam engine
1755 -  A steam engine was first reported used in America, at a copper mine in New Barbados Neck (now North Arlington), NJ. It was imported from England by Josiah Hornblower and was used to pumpwater from the mine.

In 1894, the first bottles of Coca-Cola were sold. Coca-Cola was invented by Dr. John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist who created the formula in a three legged brass kettle  on 8 May 1886.

Camera rocket patent
In 1907, a U.S. patent for a camera-carrying rocket parachute landing device was issued to Alfred Maul, an engineer of Dresden, Germany, with the title “Rocket Apparatus” (No. 847,198).


 Leo Esaki
Japanese physicist. He shared (with Ivar Giaever and Brian Josephson) the Nobel Prize in Physics (1973) in recognition of his pioneering work on electron tunneling in solids.

Robert E. Gottschalk
American inventor and business executive who was president of Panavision Inc., a company he helped found in 1953, to create a wide-screen film movie process.

Charles Friedel
French organic chemist  who, with the American chemist James Mason Crafts, discovered in 1877 the chemical process known as the Friedel-Crafts reaction.

 Gustav Robert Kirchhoff
German physicist who, with Robert Bunsen, established the theory of spectrum analysis (a technique for chemical analysis by analyzing the light emitted by a heated material).

Kirchhoff's laws (1845): He extended  Ohm's law to the calculation of the currents, voltages, and resistances of electrical networks. He demonstrated that current flows in a zero-resistance conductor at the speed of light.
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