Robert H. Goddard

Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is

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Sonar History

Although some animals (dolphins, bats, some shrews, and others) have used sound for communication and object detection for millions of

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Camera History

The history of the camera can be traced much further back than the introduction of photography. Cameras evolved from the

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Hovercraft History

The idea of the modern hovercraft is most often associated with a British mechanical engineer Sir Christopher Cockerell. Cockerell’s group

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Newton Telescope

The Newtonian telescope (Newton telescope) is a type of reflecting telescope invented by the British scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727),

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Sound Film History

In 1919, American inventor Lee De Forest was awarded several patents that would lead to the first optical sound-on-film technology

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Catapult History

A catapult is a ballistic device used to launch a projectile a great distance without the aid of explosive devices—particularly

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Eugene Burton Ely

Eugene Burton Ely (October 21, 1886 – October 19, 1911) was an aviation pioneer, credited with the first shipboard aircraft

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AM Radio History

AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions. It was the first method developed for

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Taser History

Jack Cover, a NASA researcher, began developing the Taser in 1969. By 1974, Cover had completed the device, which he

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