George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Continue reading

Kodak No. 1 Camera

It weighed 22 ounces, has lens fast enough to make instantaneous exposures, used a roll of film of 100 exposures, a round picture 2.5 inches in diameter and does not require a table or tripod for support. Continue reading

William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Pencil with an attached Eraser

Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia, PA, USA, patented a Pencil with an attached eraser. Continue reading

Irving Langmuir, first Industrial Scientist to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Industrial Scientist presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1932
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Sinclair Lewis, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First North America presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1930
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Theodore William Richards, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1914
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James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

Software and Corporation that change the computer world

In 1975, in Seattle, WA, USA, two Americans, William Henry "Bill" Gates III, age 19, and Paul Gardner Allen, age 22, developed a program for the Altair 8800 personal computer to understand software written in the BASIC computer language. Continue reading

Alexis Carrel, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1912
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