Inventor, Founding father, and Smart , are three things that describe Ben Franklin. Many people know that Ben Franklin was the creator of the lightning rod, but he was much more. As a well known inventor, Ben Franklin inspired many Americans that they can do anything and that nothing is impossible. He left a lasting legacy of inventions that helped us back then and now.
1600- William Gilbert can be correctly called the father of electricity as he “first coined the term "electricity" from the Greek word for amber. Gilbert wrote about the electrification
Not only did Galileo invent hundreds of things society still uses today. He also put his safety, sanity, and freedom on the line so that the rest of the world and the future world could have truth. Because of Galileo, our technology has advanced greatly, allowing humankind to reach a fuller potential and discover the secrets of
Along with his belief to control water for power, he had made several prototypes even by the time he was nine. His most successful invention was a water powered egg beater. At this point his teachers believed that he must’ve been cheating when they saw his work. He was considered a child prodigy and in later years, he tested above the 95th percentile in an IQ test, meaning his score was 200 or over. When someone said something wasn’t possible, Tesla proved them
Through his efforts to influence and inspire the world, Benjamin Franklin led America to reach new heights that would eventually make it the strongest nation known to man. As one of the most involved men in the United States during his time, he managed to transform America and change it into the country its citizens love today. There are many ways that Franklin provoked the lives of the American people during his life. Even after his death, the whole nation carried on its motivation that was sparked by Benjamin Franklin. Franklin’s life was greatly influenced by Renaissance idealism. He was very inspired by the world around him and decided to pursue many aspects of the world which he found interesting. Most would say he was
Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Thomas Edison is frequently thought has one of the greatest inventors who ever lived. He is commonly categorized as the man who made the first light bulb. Edison was born into a place and time where there was not much technological advancements. His inventions helped many things change in the world. During his life he made 1,093 inventions. Most of these inventions are still active today and changed the world forever. Thomas Edison was a man who had an impact on America more than anyone else. Some of his inventions are still used to this day.
On February 15, 1564 the first born child of Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia degli Ammannati, Galileo Galilei, is born in Pisa, Italy. He was born around the time of Shakespeare was born and the year in which Michelangelo and Calvin died. Galileo had 5 siblings in total with him of course being the first, but sadly had lost one of his sisters in 1578. He lived in Pisa with his family for some time before they moved to Florence in 1574. Galileo and his family were not so rich whatsoever, even though they had belonged to the nobility. Throughout his time in Pisa, he really matriculated as a student at the University of Pisa being so passionate in the arts. Unfortunately his father didn’t approve at all and instead wanted him to study medicine. Sadly his father, Vincenzo Galilei, died in 1591 making him the new head of the household. With all this going on in his life, he managed to move forward and later become the new chairman of mathematics in the Venetian Republic. Galileo was an amazing influence in the time of the renaissance and was considered the founder of science in physics. He helped bring up an idea about doing many experiments and observations in order to determine how things worked. He contributed to the Renaissance by helping in the creation of a new
powerhouse and brought America and the world to new standards. Even with all the obstacles and mistakes, he became such and gained a mass fortune, remaining one of the wealthiest men to have lived.
The Industrial Revolution was a very important time in our nation’s history. The Industrial Revolution brought about many new opportunities for all Americans, and unbelievable advancements in technology. Though there were numerous changes and innovations during this time period, the contributions of a few great inventors were particularly important. These inventors and the Industrial Revolution helped America become a world power with their mind blowing inventions. These inventors also made it an important time to be an American. The contributions and work of Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney, brought our country to the forefront of technology and innovation.
He changed the way people viewed the world. He created the Theory of General Relativity which stated that space and time are relative. This means that how much time passed depends on location and speed. Before this, people relied on Sir Isaac Newton’s view of the world. This theory also stated that pure energy equals mass times the speed of light squared or E=mc². This statement gave the conclusion that energy can be produced from matter. If humans could use this formula to create pure energy from a penny, it would be able to power New York City for two months. He also is responsible for the science behind the atomic bomb (Schwartz). Albert Einstein gave us a larger view of the world around us, so we can go where nobody has gone
groundworks for some modern technology used today and thus he deserves a place in history for
Thomas Edison is an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as “America’s greatest inventor.” His tireless work efforts and dedication to science not only helped him to create inventions that have advanced technology , but also become an inspirational figure for Americans. His improvements and inventions on objects that were already invented helped the lives of over millions of Americans. He helped to build America’s economy during some of its more vulnerable years as a new nation. Thomas Edison’s inventions have helped to advance our society though his dedications and knowledge in mechanical, electrical, and chemical sciences.
Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 on his parents farm. His parents were Mary and William Ford. At the age of sixteen Ford was tired of farm work and became an apprentice for a machinist. Later Henry would work on more machines and steam engines. Henry Ford, in his early life, looked like someone who would make cars. In his early marriage Henry opened a sawmill to support his family and son.
When he was thirteen his dad gave him a pocket watch and he would often take it apart over and over again, this would always impress his friends so he decided he wanted to be a engineer. He attempted to make a horseless carriage, he presented it to Thomas Edison and he encouraged him to do it. This car was called the model T. It was such a big hit because it was affordable for most americans.
Robert Somni was a nineteen year-old genius. He graduated highschool at the age of 11 and got his bachelors at age 15. He kept going to college on a full scholarship for knowledge. People said he had one of the biggest brains in existence. Not by size but of capacity. He learned all he could about everything he could. His brain was a vast, and wide hole that needed to be filled. Everyday he went to school and sat in classes. He never needed to take notes because he had a great memory. He passed every class with a 100%. After years of learning he decided to take his knowledge and make a difference in the world. So in two months he had succeed only found a cure for Alzheimer 's. After that he moved on to bigger problems. He worked for almost two