Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856-1931), inventor of carborundum, was born in Washington, Pennsylvania on March 9, 1856.
The standard, yellowish-colored, round plastic pill bottle has been a familiar fixture in the typical American's medicine
Robert Adler held 180 patents for electronic devices, whose applications run from the esoteric to the everyday.
Electrical engineer, physicist, and computing pioneer, Howard Hathaway Aiken, was born on March 8, 1900 in Hoboken, New Je
Moshe Alamaro developed a revolutionary method of battling global warming as a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering
Electrical engineer and inventor, Ernst Fredrick Werner Alexanderson, developed pioneering technological concepts during t
Randice-Lisa "Randi" Altschul is proof that lack of expertise in a certain field need not restrict an inventor from creati
Blanche Ames’ name is familiar to many for her varied accomplishments as an artist, botanical researcher, and activist.
Betsy Ancker-Johnson began a uniquely diverse and illustrious career in physics, engineering, and public service jus
In 1903, it rarely occurred to anyone that rain on a moving vehicle’s windshield was a problem that could be eliminated.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a college student or an office worker who hasn’t enjoyed a quick, easy, and tasty meal of in
The age of the Internet continues to be one filled with tremendous opportunity for young, up-and-coming technologists to m
Born on June 7, 1909, Virginia Apgar lived to be a trailblazer: one of Columbia University's first female M.D.s (1933) and
Mathematician and inventor Archimedes lived more than 2000 years ago, but his life has had a profound and lasting impact o
Edwin Howard Armstrong, the "father of FM radio," was born on December 18, 1890 in New York City.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, was in its heyday when the organization established The Marsha