Wednesday, March 20, 2013

20 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


Nobel Prize Winners

1944 Erwin Neher - Medicine


1800 -Alessandro Volta dated a letter announcing his invention of the voltaic pile to Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, London.

1883 - , Jan Matzeliger was issued a U.S. patent for his shoe “Lasting-Machine” (No. 274,207). It provided step-by-step lasting and tacking of a shoe in the same way as the hand method, but much more efficiently.

1886-  America's first demonstration of the alternating-current system provided lighting along Main Street at Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

1900 -  Nikola Tesla received a patent for the wireless transmission of electric power (No. 645,576).

1916 -  Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity was published as an academic paper in Annalen der Physik 49, 769, titled “Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitästheorie.”

1934 -  The first test of a practical radar apparatus was made by Rudolf Kuhnold in Kiel Harbour, Germany. Kuhnold was Chief of the German Navy Signals Research Department.

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