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A Timeline of inventions and scientific discoveries in the late 1800's and early 1900's
Created by dr3wski21
on Apr 1, 2011
Last updated: 04/12/11 at 09:34 AM
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Laid the ground work for the science of genetics. Discovered pattern to the way certain traits are inherited.
Ssold for $500 half usual price!
Won for discovery of radium and polonium.
Two elements named; radium and polonium. Both highly radioactive.
Put gas engine to new use. Airplanes developed slowly. First run: 12 seconds
Prizes showed how closely linked the fields of chemistry and physics were.
Could reach 10-15 mph. Nearly all assembled by hand. Expensive to buy and repair
used transmitters that sent out electromagnetic signals at certain frequencies and recieves what could be "tuned in" to pick up signals
Mounted a gasoline engine in a bicycle to produce the worlds first motorcycle.
Made it possible to build larger buildings.
Pasteur found ways to weaken the virus. Used new untested methods.
A new ten story home was built!
This allowed the city of New York to eventually "Glow to life!"
buld in which a piece of thin metal would glow. Problem; find something to glow but not quickly burn out.
Thhe telephone was discovered in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell
A way to prevent smallpox. By 1875 smallpox had nearly been wiped out of western civilzation.
Used Steam engines to spin elctromagnets!
Engine running on gas inside a cylinder with little explosions. Smaller than steam powered.
Sent Edison from poverty to wealth in a single bound.
Organized all the known elements.
Suggested that half people died after anesthesea due to filthy conditions in hospitals. He began new program of cleanliness in his ward.
In 1859 Charles Darwin proposed a theory that challenged common beleif and stired controversy that is still argued today.
Replaced iron with steel. Steel was stronger than iron.
Used ether or chloraform. Made surgeries less painful but half died from infection.