New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2005
Who-Invented Org (http://www.who-invented.org) just launched a new invention article site dedicated to inventors learning more about the process of inventing, reviewing the famous inventors of the past and encouraging them to enhance their invention process.
Invention Article #3: Famous Inventions;
The top ten most famous inventors and their inventions are as follows:
Thomas Edison (1847-1931), the first great invention developed by Thomas Edison was the tin foil phonograph. A prolific producer, Edison is also known for his work with light bulbs, electricity, film and audio devices, and much more.
Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1869), in 1876, at the age of 29, Alexander Graham Bell invented his telephone. Among one of his first innovations after the telephone was the photo phone, a device that enabled sound to be transmitted on a beam of light.
George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an agricultural chemist who invented three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes and changed the history of agriculture in the south.
Eli Whitney (1765-1825) invented the cotton gin in 1794. The cotton gin is a machine that separates seeds, hulls and other unwanted materials from cotton after it has been picked.
Johannes Gutenberg (1394-1468) was a German goldsmith and inventor best known for the Gutenberg press, an innovative printing machine that used movable type.
John Logie Baird (1888-1946) is remembered as the inventor of mechanical television. Baird also patented inventions related to radar and fiber optics.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) invented the lightning rod, the iron furnace stove or Franklin Stove, bifocal glasses, and the odometer.
Henry Ford (1863-1947) improved the "assembly line" for automobile manufacturing, received a patent for a transmission mechanism, and popularized the gas-powered car with the Model-T.
James Naismith (1861-1939) was a Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891.
Herman Hollerith (1860-1929) invented a punch-card tabulation machine system for statistical computation.
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