Essays Tagged: "inventor"

A Short Biography of Benjamin Franklin

ed the world immensely. He was a noted politician as well as respected scholar. He was an important inventor and scientist. Particularly interesting is his impact on the scientific world.Benjamin Fran ... s first called the Pennsylvania fireplace but later named the Franklin stove out of respect for the inventor. The Franklin stove heated the homes and businesses all over Europe and North America. (Wor ...

(7 pages) 239 2 4.7 Oct/1996

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

Benjamin Franklin

he colonies. His study of electricity made him most famous for he was known around the world as the inventor of the lightning rod. Not only was Ben Franklin helpful in developing ideas for better livi ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

Alfred Nobel

rn in Stockholm, Sweden on October 21, 1833.(Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Imma ... er.Alfred Nobel's greatness lay in his ability to combine the penetrating mind of the scientist and inventor with the forward-looking dynamism of the industrialist. Nobel was very interested in social ...

(6 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays

Samua Colt. A Man and His Gun

, the Peacemaker by Samuel Colt and Samuel Colt will never be forgotten.Samuel Colt is known as the inventor of the first revolving firearm. Colt was born in1814 to a family were money was not the pre ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin had many 'occupations.' Some of these were a printer, a diplomat, a scientist, an inventor, a philosopher, an educator, and a public servant. Ben organized the first library in Ameri ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 Nov/1996

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

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

idge Dodgson, a shy, stammering Oxford mathematics professor.Dodgson was a deacon in his church, an inventor, and a noted children'sphotographer. Wonderland, and thus the seeds of his unanticipated su ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Creativity and Human Evolution

ible by reason . . . '(American Journal of Psychotherapy). It is creativity that is the soul of the inventor, painter or poet. Creativity is not equal among most people and in fact is hindered by ' . ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.4 Jul/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alfred Nobel and the prizes named after him

fnine. There his energetic and inventive father soon acquired a strong and respected position as an inventor and industrialist. Nobelsubsequently lived in several countries and ultimately came to rega ... el's great wealth can be attributed to his ability to combine the qualities of astute scientist and inventor with those of the far- sightedand dynamic industrialist.Alfred Nobel's fortune was founded ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

The Development of the Steam engine due to James Watt

James Watt (1736 -1819) was a great British engineer and inventor, born in Greenock, Scotland. He is a most famous historical figure noted particularly for t ... r steam engine and certainly not the last. At the time of the industrial revolution there were many inventors and someone sooner or later would definitely have decided tore- engineer Newcommen' steam ... eer Newcommen' steam engine it was only because Watt picked up on the idea so quickly that no other inventor came to light in a battle to build a better steam engine. However because the timing of his ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Mr. Lincoln's "Coffe Mill"

uck throughout the rest of the war. The Gatling gun had been invented by Richard Jordan Gatling, an inventor earlier made rich off inventions such as the steam powered plow. A machine gun rapidly fire ... and would expand into the groves when shot. These new bullets were called Minie bullets after their inventor, Claude E. Minie.Several inventors had invented breech backing rifles (rifles that loaded f ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography on Galileo Galilei

earance of Venus going through phase. Galileo was an Italian physicist, philosopher, mathematician, inventor, discoverer, and an astronomer.Galileo was the oldest son of Vincenzo Galilei (his dad). Vi ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Thomas Jefferson Biography-2 pages including -introduction -early life -before the revolution -during the revolution -after the revolution -later years

y clever, and had many occupations such as philosopher, educator, politician, scientist, architect, inventor, and musician. In his time he was also the leading lecturer for democracy, which had lead h ...

(5 pages) 106 0 4.5 Jan/2003

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

Willis Carrier: The Father of Cool, Inventor of the modern-day Air Conditioner

ion from which we all can benefit. A first-class example of such a character is Willis Carrier, the inventor of the scientific air conditioner. His life-long hard work has resulted in many of us today ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Benjamin Franklin

were blessed with the birth of a baby boy, a boy who would grow up to be a great man. A writer, an inventor, a scientist, a diplomat, and a man that would play a major role in shaping the world he li ...

(9 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Alexander Bell and how he came to make his invention.

ly trademark--an expressive, flexible, and resonant speaking voice.Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the inventor spent one year at a private school, two years at Edinburgh's Royal High School (from which ... d self-taught. He moved to the United States, settling in Boston, before beginning his career as an inventor. With each passing year, Alexander Graham Bell's intellectual horizons broadened. By the ti ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Introduction of the Microwave"

ss waste, and money saved. But how did the microwave get started? Who invented them and how did the inventor make such an astounding discovery? Because of this revolutionary new invention, Americans w ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Pablo Picasso

ter and sculptor, generally considered the greatest artist of the 20th century. He was unique as an inventor of forms, as an innovator of styles and techniques, as a master of various media, and as on ...

(7 pages) 220 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The workings of tesla's brainchild, the TESLA COIL

oversy and mystery fifty years after his death. He is perhaps the most controversial and mysterious inventor of the technical age, and is also a cult icon of alternative science followers. A Serbian i ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Ferdinand Magellan and Leonardo De Vinci.

hat were both very similar and different to each other. First off, Da Vinci was a famous scientist, inventor, and artist while Magellan was known as a famous explorer who wanted to sail around the wor ... 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

The Inventor of Blue Jeans, Levi Strauss.

Levi Strauss, the inventor of the quintessential American garment - the blue jean - was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria on ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts