Essays Tagged: "inventors"

Sir Isaac Newton

heories laid thefoundation for much of the progress in science since his time.Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematicscalled Calculus. He also solved the mysteries of light andopti ...

(3 pages) 165 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

Lewis H. Latimer

firm, he picked the skills as a draftsman.C.Latimer went on to work with two of the most important inventors of the time.1.He assisted Alexander Graham Bell in drafting his blueprints for the telepho ... re, the electric lamp, and an apparatus for cooling and disinfecting.2.Lewis worked with many great inventors.C.The light bulb1.Edison's prototypical light bulb burnt out quick.2.Latimer created a new ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Working in the Clouds, airplanes

st flight took place on December 17, 1903, in Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The inventors were Wilbur and Orville Wright, the Wright brothers. Orville made the first successful fli ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The Flying Men and Their Impact on Literature. Speaks of Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright

nvented the airplane? Orville Wright (1871 - 1948) and Wilbur Wright (1867 -1912) American airplane inventors, brothers. 'Their interest in flying aroused by Lilienthal'sglider flights of 1890's.'(Ros ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Industrial Revolution

ch speeded up the weaving of cloth. The invention of the flying shuttle paved the way for many more inventors. At first, many workers did not use machines for production, but soon factories discovered ...

(3 pages) 339 4 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The Demon In The Freezer by Richard Preston

llpox has existed and by you has been extirpated."Thomas Jefferson, 1806in a letter to Edward JennerInventors and Discoverers, do dream of the future implications of their creations, Bill gates dreamt ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Issac Newton

ories laid the foundation for much of the progress in science since his time. Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematics called calculus (the other was German mathematician Gottfried ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Ferdinand Magellan and Leonardo De Vinci.

other made new things. Although their differences have both helped in different ways, they are both inventors of doing new things and making new things in order to provide this world with many more id ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Thomas Edison and the Invention of the Light Bulb.

There have been many awesome inventors with inventions still being used in our everyday lives. To choose the greatest invention o ... son's first light bulb burned for 40 hours. He had difficulty making it work at first. For decades, inventors and businessmen had been trying to invent a better light source, one powered by electricit ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Compare and contrast w/Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison.

This will prove that there are many seminaries (interested in electricity, were both scientist and inventors, both improved the world) between Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison along with their dif ... rove the light bulb. Secondly, both of these great men were not only scientist but at the same time inventors too. Benjamin Franklin will always be known for one of the most important inventions for m ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

America's Automotive Industry.

years ago, it all began with men and women determined to find better means of transportation. Those inventors have had been experimenting their work on steam engines but it did not begin to flourish u ...

(5 pages) 255 2 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Ancient Rome" Tells about some things they made and some famous rulers.

Rome invented the dome, which is used to strengthen walls and buildings. Also, they were the first inventors of concrete, which they used (along with pebbles, crushed rock, and gravel) to make the Ro ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Industrial Revolution.

may have had sputtering economies, would now start to enjoy prosperous moments of an economic boom. Inventors were creating new and useful tools and machines to improve not only the quality of life, b ...

(6 pages) 180 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Relationship and Importance of the Phoenicians, Philistines, and Hebrews

g, and shipbuilding, through their import and export activities.The Phoenicians were also the major inventors of the alphabet. While a "cuneiform alphabet" had already been developed, the Phoenicians ... they had also helped facilitate trade and the accounting of it. While the Phoenicians were the main inventors of the alphabet and writing, something so important, they have left behind very little his ...

(2 pages) 30 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay outlines the reasons why the Sumerian civilization has had the most effect on modern culture out of all of the other ancient civilizations.

by an ancient people to whom much success is owed. The Sumerians, who were particularly innovative inventors, gave modern culture many of those concepts. The Sumerians, whose civilization dawned in M ... umerians, whose civilization dawned in Mesopotamia circa 4200 B.C.E., are believed to have been the inventors of the wheel. They also developed the first code of law and one of the first forms of writ ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


eative to various extents. It is just that some people act on their ideas while others ignore them. Inventors and artists take action on their ideas. How many people have said "I could have done that" ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Impact Of Technology On America in The Late 1800's

After the Civil War, there was a surge of new technology in the United States. Inventors like Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell made new and exciting things that changed the ... an lifestyle as a result of the inventions of this time.Thomas Edison was one of the most important inventors of this time. Known as the Wizard of Menlo Park, Edison patented over 100 inventions in hi ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tecnology and Economics

ndustries. This was a time known as the Industrial Revolution.Throughout the industrial revolution, inventors like Thomas Alva Edison greatly increased the quality of life for all Americans with inven ... t about more jobs in different industries, one being textiles.Throughout the industrial revolution, inventors like Thomas Alva Edison greatly increased the quality of life for all Americans with inven ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Tesla / The history of tesla and the fued with Edison that blackend his name. A very thought out paper about tesla being left out of history because of his budgetery concerns.

Despite a propaganda war against his name and inventions, Nikola Tesla is one of the greatest inventors of all time. He has more than seven hundred patents and inventions that are far superior t ... ke." Tesla immediately resigned. Edison's company treatment of Tesla started a feud between the two inventors that created problems for Tesla and ultimately the engineering world.Tesla started working ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Should disposable chopsticks be banned in China?

long that both sticks are moved together in your hand as you pick up a morsel. The Chinese were the inventors of chopsticks.The chopstick manufactures tried to create various form of chopsticks in ord ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science