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Technology Hall of Fame (and Infamy)

Famous (and not so famous) physicists, chemists, engineers and inventors who have contributed to the development of science and technology.

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Famous engineers may have units, natural phenomena or components named after them whereas successful doctors may expect to have diseases named after them.

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Click on the dates for details of what they did (or did not) do.

For a chronological list see the Technology Timeline

See also the timeline of the Discovery of the Elements

A

Aaron 1280 B.C.

Abbott 1970

Abramson Moe 1949

Abramson Norman 1962, 1970

Ackermann 1932

Ada Lovelace 1821, 1843

Adams B.N. 1941

Adams J.C. 1840

Adams W.G. 1877

Adanson 1757

Adcock 1954

Adleman 1976

Adler 1955

Aepinus 1759

Agrippa Circa 50 A.D.

Aiken 1938

Airy 1840, 1843, 1868, 1927, 1932

Akroyd-Stuart 1893

Aldini 1786

Al-Din 1551

Al-Khawarizmi 700-1100, 830

Al-Razi 700-1100, 920

Aldrin 1969

Alexander the Great 350 B.C., 332 B.C.

Alexander VI Pope 1478

Alexanderson 1906

Allen 1975

Ampère 1820, 1825

Amr ibn al 'Aas 332 B.C.

Anderson Carl 1928, 1932, 1963

André 1941

Andreessen 1962, 1989

Andrus 1957

Antheil 1942

Appleton 1884, 1924

Arago 1820

Archeneau 1878

Archimedes 3000 B.C., 332 B.C., 269 B.C., 240 B.C., 15 B.C., 1478, 1593

Aristotle 600 B.C., 350 B.C., 200, 1500 to 1700, 1600, 1609, 1610, 1644, 1663

Arkin 1960

Arkwright 1750-1850, 1764, 1771

Armstrong Edwin 1906, 1912, 1918, 1927, 1931, 1933

Armstrong Fraser 2005

Armstrong Neil 1969

Armstrong William 1840

Arnold 1896

Aroot 1961

Arrhenius 1884, 1887, 1962

Arsenjeva 1935

Arthur 1960

Asimov 1954

Askania (Company) 1944

Aston 1920

Astor Jacob 1893

Atalla 1960

Atanasoff 1938

Athenaeus 269 B.C.

Atkinson 1882

Aurelian Emperor 332 B.C.

Avery 1878

Avogadro 1811

Ayrton 1882

B

Babbage 1750-1850, 1797, 1840, 1843, 1938

Backus 1954

Bacon Francis 1500 to 1700, 1605, 1874, 1932

Bacon Thomas 1932, 1960's

Bachelder 1851

Baekeland 1907

Bain 1841, 1843, 1857

Baird 1911, 1943

Bakanowski 1955

Baker 1961

Baliga 1980

Ban Gu 206 B.C.-220 A.D.

Baran 1962, 1964

Barber 1791

Bardeen 1947, 1957, 1962

Barlow 1821, 1822, 1831

Barraud 1877

Barsanti 1854, 1862

Bassist 1913

Bates 1989

Baudot 1605, 1874, 1903

Baumann 1872

Bayliss 1995

Bazalgette 1825

BBC Radio 1922

Beau de Rochas 1861, 1862

Beautey 1909

Beccu 1967, 1986

Becquerel Alexandre-Edmond 1839, 1888, 1896

Becquerel Antoine-César 1829, 1836, 1896

Becquerel Antoine-Henri 1896, 1898

Bednorz 1986

Bell 1861, 1876

Bemer 1957, 1962

Benardos 1885

Benedicks 1915

Benz 1882, 1885

Berger 1924

Berges 1869

Berliner 1877

Berners-Lee 1962, 1965, 1989

Bernoulli Daniel 1478, 1738, 1807

Bernoulli James 1738

Bernoulli John 1738

Bernoulli Nicholas 1738

Berry Arthur 1913

Berry Clifford 1938

Berzelius 1808, 1824, 1836

Bessemer 1855, 1865, 1876, 1948

Bethe 1920, 1939

Bevis 1745

Bina 1962, 1989

Binnig 1981, 1986

Biot 1820

Birkner 1977

Bitzer 1964

Black Harold 1927, 1932

Black Joseph 1761

Blake 1877

Bláthy 1885, 1886

Bloch 1946

Blumlein 1931

Bode 1938

Boggs 1962, 1973

Bohr 1913, 1916, 1928

Boltzmann 1870s, 1948

Bond 1957

Boole 1854

Boot 1926, 1940

Borgia 1478

Borgia Cesare 1478

Born Lucrezia 1925, 1926

Bose 1891

Bouch 1840

Bouchon 1725

Boulton 1750-1850, 1765

Boulton and Watt 1769, 1780, 1792

Bourdon 1849

Bourseul 1854

Bouvet 1679

Bouwer 1954

Boykow 1944

Boyle Robert 1500 to 1700, 1660, 1661, 1662, 1665, 1675

Boyle Willard 1969

Boys 1887

Bradley 1849

Bragg 1912

Brahe 1500 to 1700, 1576, 1609

Bramah Joseph 1642, 1795

Bramah Timothy 1825

Brandenberger 1908

Branly 1891, 1894

Brattain 1947

Braun 1874, 1897, 1906

Brayton 1872

Breedlove 1978

Breguet 1822

Brenner 1944

Bricklin 1979

Brierley 1912

Briggs 1614, 1620

Brin 1962, 1990

Brindley 1750-1850, 1761

Brønsted 1923

Bronze age man 2500 B.C., 1701

Brown Joseph 1798

Brown Paul 1989

Brown Robert 1827

Browne 1646

Brugnatelli 1805

Brunel Mark Isambard 1808, 1822, 1825, 1833

Brunel Isambard Kingdom1822, 1825, 1833, 1847

Buehler 1948

Buie 1961

Bunsen 1814, 1841, 1845, 1878

Burks 1938

Burr 1881

Bush 1854, 1925, 1926, 1945, 1962, 1965

Butler 1930

Byazis II (Sultan) 700

C

Cabeo 1629

Cady 1919, 1921, 1923

Caesar Julius 332 B.C.

Cai Lun 140-87 B.C.

Callan 1836, 1878

Callaud 1878

Campbell 1917

Campbell Swinton 1911, 1927, 1929

Cannizzaro 1858

Carlisle 1800

Carnot 1824

Carothers 1931

Carre 1878

Carson John 1915

Carter 1962, 1968

Carson Rachel 1962

Cascariolo 1603

Cavendish 1747, 1766, 1784

Cayley 1799, 1896, 1903

Cerf 1962, 1973

Chadwick 1932

Channing 1852

Chanute 1893, 1903

Chaperon 1882, 1888

Chapin 1954

Charles 1787

Charyk John 1962

Chauvin Arnoux 1927, 1934, 1972

Chiariglione 1962, 1988

Chin Dynasty 220-206 B.C.

Chinese 220-206 B.C., 645, 1040, 1041, 1086, 1368, 1679, 1840, 2000s

Ching 1368

Cho 1960

Christensen Howard 1960

Christensen Ward 1962, 1978

Christie 1833, 1843

Christian 1944

Christina Queen of Sweden 1644

Chua 1970, 1977

Church 2012

Churchill 1938, 1940

Cioffi 1962, 1988

Clamond 1874

Clapeyron 1834

Clark 1872

Clarke 1500 to 1700, 1928, 1945, 1963

Claude 1910

Claudius Circa 50 A.D.

Clausius 1850, 1865

Cochrane (Lord) 1825

Cockcroft 1917, 1932, 1945

Cocks 1976

Cohen 1965

Coiffier 1752

Colbert 1666

Colebrook 1931

Collins 1969

Colpitts 1915

Columbus 240 B.C., 1492

Compaan 1965

Compton 1779

Confucius 1368

Conti 1904

Conway 1980

Cooke 1837

Cooley 1965

Coolidge 1896, 1910

Cooper John 1978, 1993

Cooper Leon 1957

Cooper Martin 1973

Coover 1942

Copernicus1500 to 1700, 1514, 1576

Cormack 1963

Corry 1974, 1977

Cort 1784

Coulomb 1785

Couper 1858

Courtois 1807

Crookes 1879

Cruikshank 1802

Cubitt 1847

Cugnot 1770

Cunaeus 1745

Curie Jacques 1880

Curie Marie 1898

Curie Pierre 1880, 1895, 1898, 1907

Curl 1985

Czochralski 1916

D

d'Alembert 1807

d'Arsonval 1878, 1882

da Vinci Leonardo 15 B.C., 1478, 1676, 1799

Dalibard 1752

Dalton 460 B.C., 1803, 1811

Damadian 1977

Danby 1948

Daniell 1836

Danko 1949

Darby Abraham I 500 B.C., 1709, 1750-1850

Darby Abraham II 1709

Darby Abraham III 1709, 1779

Darraq 1897

Darwin Charles 1765, 1859

Darwin Erasmus 1765

Dassler 1933

Davenport 1821, 1837, 1838, 1866

Davidson 1838, 1873

Davies 1962, 1964

Davis 1863

Davisson 1927

Davy 1771, 1799, 1800, 1807, 1809, 1821, 1824, 1825, 1833

Day 1877

de Bellescise 1931

de Broglie 1924, 1927

de Forest 1907, 1912, 1925, 1933

de Gaulle 1966

de la Rue 1878, 1879

de Loach 1965

de Moivre 1733, 1986

de Paiva 1878

de Saussure 1766

de Vaucanson 1744

Dechamps 1896

Degenkolb 1944

della Torre 1478

Deming 1923, 1950

Democritus 460 B.C.

Dennard 1966, 1970

Densmore 1867

Déri Miksa 1885

Derrick 1957

Desaga 1841

Descartes 1500 to 1700, 1644, 1687

Detloff 1944

Devol 1954

Diesel 1886, 1893

Dippy 1937, 1940, 1960

Dirac 1926, 1928, 1932

Doge 1851

Domitian Circa 50 A.D.

Döbereiner 1823

Doppler 1842, 1914

Dornberger 1944

Dowsing 1896, 1912

Drake 206 B.C. - 220 A.D., 1846

Draper 1969

Drebbel 1840

Drexler 1981

Dreyer 1950

Dronier 1878

Drude 1900

Drumm 1931

Drzewiecki 1888

du Bois-Reymond 1843

du Fay 1733

Dubus-Bonnel 1836

Ducas 1925

Duell 1899

Dulong 1819

Duncan 1851

Dunlop 1975

Dummer 1952

Dunwoody 1874, 1906

Durrer 1948

Dutrochet 1828

E

Early James 1962

Easton 1960

Ebers 1950

Eccles John Carew 1952

Eccles William Henry 1919

Eckert 1926

Eckert Presper 1938

Eddington 1920, 1929, 1939

Edison Thomas Alva 1769, 1874, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1887, 1893, 1900, 1925, 1926

Einstein Albert 1849, 1873, 1905, 1927, 1929, 1932

Einthoven 1903

Eisler 1943

Egerton 1761

Eguchi 1919

Egyptians 3000 B.C., 2500 B.C., 2300 B.C., 1300 B.C., 1797

Elizabeth I Queen 1750-1850

Elkingtons 1840, 1864

Ellis Carlton 1936

Ellis James 1976

Elster 1893

Emtage 1962, 1990

Endres Daniel 1974

Engel 1971, 1973

Engelbart 1962, 1965, 1967, 1969

Engleberger 1954

Eratosthenes 332 B.C., 240bc

Ericsson 1822, 1833

Esaki 1957

Essick 1878

Ettrick 1837

Euclid 332 B.C., 300 B.C., 269 B.C.

Euler 1614, 1748, 1782, 1807

Evans Matthew 1879

Evans Lyn 2008

Everest 1854

Ewing 1890

F

Faggin 1971

Fahrenheit 1714

Fairchild 1961

Falcon 1728

Fan 1988

Faraday 1750-1850, 1821, 1822, 1831, 1833, 1837, 1839, 1843, 1845, 1846, 1897, 1907, 1928

Farcot 1868

Farmer 1852, 1874, 1878

Farnsworth 1927, 1929, 1933

Fauré 1880

Fawcett 1933

Ferdinand II 1593, 1643, 1654

Fergason 1969

Fermat 1500 to 1700, 1642

Fermi 1942

Ferranti 1769, 1887, 1938

Ferraris 1885

Fert 1988

Fery 1915

Fessenden 1896, 1906, 1918

Feynman 1873, 1959

Field Cyrus 1858

Field Lester 1942

Fieber 1944

Fieseler (Company) 1944

Fischar 1931

Fisher 2003

Fisher John 1851

Fitch 1787, 1807

Fitts 1883, 1884

FitzGerald 1883

FitzRoy 1859

Fizeau 1842, 1849

Fleischmann 1989

Fleming 1904, 1907

Flerov 1932

Fletcher 1962, 1990

Flowers 1938

Fontaine 1873, 1878

Ford 1905, 1913, 1951

Forester C S 1825

Forster 1786

Forrester 1949, 1955

Foucault 1851

Fourier 1807, 1848, 1965, 1978

Fox 1953

Francoise I 1478

Frankenstein 1786

Frankland 1852

Franklin 1752, 1765, 1767, 1784

Frankston 1979

Frantz 1978

Franz 1933

Fraunhofer 1802, 1814, 1845

Frederick I King 1700

Freeman 1984

Frenkiel 1971

Friedmann 1929

Frisch 1938, 1940

Frischen 1853

Fritts 1878, 1883, 1884

Frohman 1970

Fromm 1944

Frosch 1957

Fuller Calvin 1952, 1954

Fuller John 1878

Fulton 1787, 1807

Fuxi 1679

G

Gabor 1947

Gale 1835

Galen 200, 1500 to 1700, 1543

Galileo 700, 1500 to 1700, 1593, 1600, 1610, 1643, 1687

Galvani 1786

Garibaldi 1861

Gassner 1868, 1886

Gates Bill 1975

Gates Corporation 1967

Gauss 1807, 1833, 1835, 1874, 1965, 1986

Gautherot 1801, 1860

Gay Lussac 1787

Geber 700-1100

Geiger 1911

Geissler 1854

Geitel 1893

Gelon 269 B.C.

Gerlach 1924

Germer 1927

Getting 1960

Geulia 1964

Gibbons 1851

Gibbs 1878

Gibson 1933

Giesen 1912

Gilbert 350 B.C., 1500 to 1700, 1600, 1605, 1687

Gilhousen 1986

Gill 1951

Giner 1975

Gintl 1852, 1853, 1874

Glauber 1651, 1681

Gladden 1971

Glidden 1867

Goebbels 1944

Goldey 1950

Goldstein 1885, 1898

Gooch 1822, 1847

Goodenough 1979

Goodricke 1912

Goodyear 1843

Gosslau 1944

Goswell 1887

Gould Gordon 1958

Gould Jay 1874

Grätzel 1991

Graham 1833

Gramme 1873, 1878

Gray Elisha 1876

Gray George 1970

Gray Matthew 1962, 1990

Gray Stephen 1729

Greatbatch 1960

Greeks 600 B.C., 460 B.C., 350 B.C., 1665, 1789, 1840

Green 1828

Grenet 1878

Griffith 1930

Grissom Gus 1942

Groettrup 1944

Gross 1938

Grove Andrew 1947

Grove William Robert 1839, 1878

Groves 1932

Grubb 1955, 1958

Grünberg 1988

Guillet 1912

Guillotin 1784

Guiraud 1878

Gunn 1963

Gunter 1620

Gusseff 1930

Gutenberg 1450, 1500 to 1700

Gutzwiller 1956

H

Habann 1920

Hadfield 1912

Hahn 1925, 1938

Haldane 1927

Hall Charles 1886

Hall Chuck 1983

Hall Edwin 1879

Hall Eldon 1969

Hall Gordon 1950, 1956

Hallwachs 1888

Hammer 1882

Hammesfahr 1880

Hamilton 1808

Han (Dynasty) 202 B.C.-220 A.D.

Hancock 1843

Hanford 1942

Hanratty 1957

Hanson 1903

Hare 1820

Hargreaves 1750-1850, 1764

Harrison John 1840

Harrison Joseph 1925

Hartley 1915, 1928, 1948

Harvey 1500 to 1700, 1628

Hatazawa 2007

Hatzakis 1967

Hauksbee 1705

Hawkins 1878

Hayes Dennis 1962, 1977

Hayes Hammond 1888

Hayes Vic 1962, 1997

Haynes 1912

Heatherington 1962, 1977

Heaviside 1873, 1884, 1899, 1924

Heeger 1974, 1977, 2000

Heil 1935

Heilmeier 1968

Heiman 1960

Heise 1932

Heisenberg 1925, 1927, 1928, 1938

Henderson 1851

Henley 1837

Henry Joseph 1830, 1831, 1835, 1846, 1937

Henry-Baudot 1964

Henry VI (King) 1499

Henry VIII (King) 700

Hermann 1944

Hero of Alexandria 332 B.C., Circa 60 A.D.

Héroult 1886, 1907

Herschel 1800

Hertz 1887, 1888, 1891, 1894, 1897

Hertzsprung 1915

Hess 1910

Hewitt 1902

Hieron II King 269 B.C.

Higgs 1964, 2012

Highs 1764

Hilberry 1942

Hill 1878

Hills 1962, 1997

Himmler 1944

Hippocrates 2500 B.C.

Hitachi 1986

Hitler Adolf 1944

Hittites 2000 B.C., 1709

Hittorf 1858, 1869

Hjorth 1866

Hockham 1966

Hodgkin 1952

Hoelzer 1944

Hoerni 1947, 1958

Hofstein 1960

Hoff 1970, 1971

Holland 1900

Holmes D.F. 1942

Holmes Edwin 1853, 1858

Holonyak 1950, 1962

Holst 1911

Hooke 1478, 1500 to 1700, 1665, 1676, 1807

Hopkins 1790

Hopkinson 1882, 1883, 1891

Hopper 1951

Hornblower Horatio 1825

Hounsfield 1963

Howe 1851

Hoyle 1929

Hsu 2011

Hubbard 1876

Hubbell 1904

Hubble 1912, 1929

Hubert 1896

Hudspeth Thomas 1963

Huff 700

Hughes 1876, 1877, 1879

Hull 1920, 1940

Hülsmeyer 1904

Humason 1929

Hund 1927

Hung 2011

Hunnings 1877

Hunt 1851

Huntsman 1740

Huskisson 1799

Huxley 1952

Huygens 1500-1700, 1610, 1656, 1661, 1673, 1687

Hyatt 1855, 1870

Hypatia 332 B.C., 400, 1665

I

Ihrig 1959

Iijima 1991

Imhotep 2500 B.C.

Isidore 269 B.C.

Islam 700

Isley William 1974

Ive 2007

J

Jabir Ibn Haiyan (Geber) 700-1100

Jache 1957

Jacobs Eli 1965

Jacobs Erwin 1986

Jacobi 1839

Jacquard 1801

Jacques 1896

Jedlik 1821, 1828, 1863, 1866

Jefferson 1790

Jénatzy 1899

Jennings 1978

Jobs 1976, 1983, 2007

Joel 1970

John of Utynam 1499

Johnson John 1928

Johnson Lonnie 2008

Johnson Reynold B. 1955

Johnston R. L. 1965

Johnston William 1974

Jones 1967

Jordan 1919

Josephson 1962

Joule 1840, 1852

Jungner 1899

K

Kaempe 1601

Kahn 1962, 1973

Kahng 1960, 1967, 1970

Kalman 1961

Kammler 1944

Kano 2007

Kao 1966

Kapany 1955

Kapitza 1952

Karp 1970

Kassakian 2006

Kaufmann 1897

Kay Andrew 1953

Kay John (Bury) 1733, 1750-1850

Kay John (Warrington) 1764

KDKA Radio 1920

Keck 1970

Kekulé 1858

Kellogg 1924, 1925

Kelvin (Lord) William Thomson 1848, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1799, 1856, 1856, 1858, 1865, 1867, 1873, 1887, 1893, 1927

Kennedy President 1963

Kennelly 1884, 1924

Kepler 1500 to 1700, 1601, 1609, 1687

Ketley 1775

Kettering 1912

Kilburn 1938

Kilby 1958

Kirchhoff 1814, 1841, 1845

Kleimack 1960

Kleinrock 1962, 1964, 1969

Kleist 1932

Knoll 1932

Knowles 1851

Knuth 1968

Koch 1954

Koford 1967

Kompfner 1942, 1962

Konig 250 B.C.

Korolev 1944, 1957

Kordesch 1992

Korzhova 2003

Koster 1962, 1990

Kosuri 2012

Kouwenhoven 1957

Kramer 1965

Krems 1851

Krieger 1903

Kroto 1985

Ktesibios 1840

Kummer 1966, 1968

Kurchatov 1932

L

Lagrange 1789, 1807

Laithwaite 1948

Lalande 1882, 1888

Lamarr Hedy 1942

Langen 1862

Langévin 1905

Langley 1878, 1896, 1903

Laplace 1782, 1807

Larmor 1946

Last 1947

Lauterbur 1977

Lavoisier 350 B.C.,1784, 1789, 1799

Lawrence 1926, 1932, 1945

Lawson 1955

Lazarenko 1930

Le Chatelier 1833, 1884

Le Verrier 1840

Leavitt 1912, 1915, 1929

Lechleider 1962, 1988

Leclanché 1868, 1878

Lee Charles 1954

Lee Edmund 1840

Lee Ki Bang 2005

Leffert 1878

Legendre 1807

Lehovec 1958

Leibniz 269 B.C., 1642, 1673, 1681, 1687, 1700, 1738

Lemaître 1929

Lenard 1891, 1897

Lenoir 1860

Lenz 1833, 1884

Leonardo da Vinci 15 B.C., 1478, 1676, 1799

LeSage 1774

Lewis 1916, 1923

Libbey 1880

Licklider 1962, 1969

Lilienfeld 1926, 1930, 1947

Lilienthal 1891, 1903

Lin Hung Chang 1961

Lin Ting-Yu 2011

Lindsay 1835

Lip 1952

Lippershey 1500 to 1700, 1608

Littauer 1978

Little 1948

Littlefield 1913

Loar 1960

Lodge 1894, 1895, 1898, 1899

Lodygin 1879

London 1873

Longo 1961, 1966, 1970

Loomis Alfred 1926, 1926

Loomis Mahlon 1872

Lorentz 1892

Losev 1922

Louis XII 1478

Louis XIV 1666

Louis XV 1770

Louis XVI 1784

Lovelace Ada 1821, 1843

Lowry 1923

Ludwig II 1878

Lukin 1799

Lüsser 1944

Lyell 1821

Lyons 1938

M

Ma Chun 1840

MacCready 1981

MacDiarmid 1974, 1977

Machiavelli 1478

Madersperger 1851

Maiman 1960

Mallory 1944

Mandl 1942

Mann 1879

Mansfield 1977

Marble 1974

Marcellus 269 B.C.

Marco Polo 1368

Marconi 1874, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1907

Mariani 1654

Mariotte 1662

Marrison 1927, 1969

Marsden 1911

Marsters 1964

Martin Archer John Porter 1950

Martin Pierre-Émile 1865

Masuoka 1984

Mataré 1948, 1953

Matteucci 1854, 1862

Mauchly 1938

Maudslay 1750-1850, 1797, 1808, 1822, 1825

Maurer Eduard 1912

Maurer Robert 1970

Maxfield 1925

Maxwell 1840, 1860, 1864, 1868, 1873, 1884, 1888, 1928

May 1873

Mazor 1971

Mazzucchelli 269 B.C.

McCarthy 1957, 1962

McDonald 1955

McIntire 1954

McGauley 1837

McGinness 1974, 1977

McMillan 1945

Mead Carver 1980

Mead Thomas 1840

Medici 1478

Meidinger 1878

Meissner 1933

Meitner 1938

Melloni 1826, 1829

Melzi 1478

Mendel John 1963

Mendeleyef 1869

Menzies 1822

Mesmer 1784

Mesopotamians 3000 B.C., 600 B.C., 530 B.C., 250 B.C., 1701

Metcalfe 1962, 1973

Meucci 1861, 1876

Meyer 1869

Michaelowski 1901

Michell 1750

Midgley 1921

Miller 1947

Millikan 1910, 1914

Mills 2000

Ming 1368

Minorsky 1922

Minotto 1878

Mirand 1850

Misell 1896

Moeller 1944

Moll 1950, 1956

Monnartz 1912

Montgomerie 1840

Moore 1947, 1965

Morgan J.P. 1893

Morrison 1753

Morse 1750-1850, 1831, 1835, 1837, 1843, 1858

Moseley 1913

Moses 1280 B.C.

Mouchout 1860

Mozart 1784

Mueller 1944

Muirhead 1894

Muller Richard 1988

Müller Karl Alexander 1986

Murdoch 1780, 1792

Murray 1874, 1903

Mushet 1855

N

Nakamura 1969

Napier 1614

Napoleon 1770, 1782, 1786, 1800, 1805, 1807, 1808, 1825

Naysmith 1750-1850, 1797

Neckam 1190

Neilson Lord 1828

Nelson Lord 1807

Nelson Ted 1945, 1962, 1965

Nernst 1889

Nerva Circa 50 A.D.

Neumann 1947

Newall 1840

Newcomen 1709, 1712, 1750-1850, 1769, 1780

Newman 1938

Newton 350 B.C., 269 B.C., 1478, 1500 to 1700, 1609, 1676, 1681, 1687, 1738, 1782, 1789, 1807, 1853, 1860, 1873

Newton-John Olivia 1926

Niaudet 1878

Nicholson Alexander 1919

Nicholson William 1800

Niedrach 1958

Nipkow 1878, 1884, 1911

Nishizawa 1950

Nobili 1826, 1829

Nollet 1746, 1748, 1750

Northrup 1916

Noyce 1947, 1958, 1961

Nyquist 1927, 1928, 1932, 1948

O

O'Neill Eugene 1962

Oatley 1932, 1952

Oberth 1944

Ochsenfeld 1933

Oerlikon 1950

Øersted 1820

Ohl 1941, 1947, 1954

Ohm 1827

Ohmart 1951, 1989

Olszewski 1885

Omar Caliph 332 B.C.

Onesti 1891

Onnes 1911

Orton 1874, 1879

Ostwald 1878

Otto 1854, 1862, 1885, 1893

Oughtred 1621

Ovshinsky 1967, 1986

P

Pacioli 1478

Page Charles 1837

Page Larry 1962, 1990

Papin 1681

Pappus 300 B.C.

Parelman 1971

Parigi 269 B.C.

Parkes 1855

Parkinson 1960

Parolini 1926

Parsons Charles 1885

Parsons John 1947

Partanen 2003

Pascal 1478, 1500 to 1700, 1642, 1673, 1782, 1795

Paterson 1975

Patterson 1989, 1996

Pauli 1925, 1928

Pearson 1954

Peel 1821, 1843

Peierls 1940

Peltier 1834

Peral 1888

Perkin 1792

Perry 1882

Pessel 1944

Petersen 1982

Petit 1819

Petrov 1809

Petrus Peregrinus 1269

Peukert 1897

Pfann 1952

Phelps 1881

Phidias 269 B.C.

Philbrick 1945, 1962

Philips 1946

Pi Sheng 1041, 1086

Pickard Greenleaf 1874, 1906

Pickard James 1780

Pieper 1900

Pierce Charles 1854

Pierce George 1921, 1923

Pierce John Robinson 1940, 1942, 1962

Pigott 1912

Pilcher 1903

Pingala 1679

Pinkerton 1962, 1990

Piper 1905

Pixii 1832

Planck 1900, 1905

Planté 1801, 1860, 1878

Player ??? 1870

Pliny 800 B.C.

Plücker 1858

Plunkett 1938

Plutarch 269 B.C.

Poehler 1996

Poggendorff 1826, 1858, 1878

Pöhlmann 1944

Poisson 1813

Polley 1955

Pons 1989

Pope 1853, 1858

Popov 1895

Porsche 1899

Portevin 1912

Poschl 1944

Potocnik 1928, 1945, 1963

Poulsen 1898

Poussin 1478

Powell 1948

Power 1660

Preece 1884, 1896

Pritchard 1779

Priestley 1765, 1767, 1771

Prime 1840

Proclus 300 B.C.

Proctor 1974, 1977

Ptolemy Claudius 332 B.C. 150, 1500 to 1700, 1514, 1576, 1609, 1610

Ptolemy I Soter 332 B.C., 300 B.C.

Ptolemy II Philadelphus 332 B.C.

Pupin 1884, 1899, 1988

Purcell 1946

Pythagoras 530 B.C.

Q

Qin Dynasty 220-206 B.C., 1701

Qing 1368

R

Radiguet 1878

Ragazzini 1945

Raman 1928

Randall 1926, 1940

Rankine 1853, 1859

Ransburg 1941

Rayleigh 1869

Réaumur 1713

Reagan President 1960, 2008

Rebok 1938

Redmond 1878, 1884

Reed 1970

Reeves 1937

Regenesys 1989

Regitz 1970

Reid 1927

Reinitzer 1888

Reis 1861

Reitsch Hanna 1944

Reithmann 18601862

Renard 1884

Rhases 700-1100

Rice 1924, 1925

Richards 1972

Richie 1972

Richmann 1752

Richter 1791, 1808

Riddel 1944

Ridenour 1926

Riedel Klaus 1944

Riedel Walter 'Papa' 1944

Riedel Walther 1944

Riker 1905

Riley 1961

Ring 1947, 1971

Ritter 1801, 1803

Rivest 1976

Roberts Ed 1975

Roberts Lawrence 1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1971

Roberts Sheldon 1947

Robins 1746, 1759

Rogers 1819

Rohrer 1981, 1986

Romans 27 B.C.- 5th Century A.D.

Rømer 1849

Ronalds 1816

Roosevelt 1932

Röntgen 1895

Rosen Harold 1963, 1965, 1968

Ross 1960

Rothschild (Lord) 1893

Round 1907

Rowe 1970

Rowland 1875

Rubel John 1963

Ruben 1944, 1959

Rudlof 1942

Ruhmkorff 1836, 1851, 1860

Rumford (Count) -Benjamin Thompson 1799

Ruska 1932, 1981

Russell Jim 1965

Rutherford 1899, 1903, 1911, 1913, 1917, 1932, 1952

S

Saby 1951

Sah 1960, 1961

Saint 1851

Sakharov 1951

Saks 1964

Salomons 1874

Salvá 1804

Sampson 1971, 1989

Sanders 1947

Santorio 1593

Sargent 1965

Sargrove 1937

Sarnoff 1912, 1933

Satoh 2005

Savart 1820

Savery 1698, 1707, 1712

Sawyer 1879

Scantlebury 1962, 1964

Schanschieff 1878

Schawlow 1958

Scheele 1767, 1771, 1801, 1807, 1821

Schilling Baron 1832

Schilling Martin 1944

Schindall 2006

Schlecht 1932

Schmidt 1944

Scholes 1867

Schönbein 1878

Schoop 1918

Schottky 1918, 1919, 1924, 1938

Schreiffer 1957

Schrödinger 1926, 1927, 1928

Schuckert 1878, 1769

Schultz 1970

Schumacher 1932

Schweigger 1820

Scott David 1610

Scott Willam Thomas 1881

Scott-Russell 1822

Searson 1996

Seebeck 1821

Seely 1882

Segal 1973

Semon 1926

Semyonov 1846

Senechal 1974

Seymour 1927

Sforza 1478

Shakespeare 1605

Shamir 1976

Shang (Dynasty) 1600-1050 B.C.

Shannon 1870s, 1928, 1937, 1942, 1948

Shapley 1912, 1915, 1929

Shaw George Bernard 1822

Shelley Mary 1786

Shen Kuo 206 B.C.-220 A.D., 1086

Shepard Alan 1942

Shi Huang-ti 220-206 B.C.

Shirakawa 1974, 1977

Shockley 1926, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1960, 1965

Shugart 1971

Siemens Ernst 1877

Siemens Halske 1879

Siemens Karl Wilhelm 1865

Siemens Werner 1828, 1837, 1866, 1867, 1878

Signorelli 2006

Silver 1949

Simon Eduard 1839, 1922

Simon Samuel 1907

Sinclair 1972

Singer 1851

Skil 1985

Slayter 1932

Slipher 1914, 1929

Slottow 1964

Smalley John 2001

Smalley Richard 1985

Smeaton 1746, 1759, 1799, 1903

Smee 1878

Smith Bill 1986

Smith George 1969

Smith William Wiley 1881

Smith Willoughby 1873

Smithson 1846

Snell 1955

Soddy 1899, 1903, 1911, 1912

Sola 1938

Sommerfeld 1916

Sonneberg 1934

Sørensen 1909

Soule 1867

Sparks 1948

Speer 1944

Spencer (Lord) 1808

Spencer Percy Le Baron 1946

Sperry 1905

Sporck 1962

Spottiswoode 1879

St Augustine 426

St Thomas Aquinas 350 B.C., 1250, 1676

Stalin Joseph 1932, 1944

Stanley 1886

Starr 1879

Staudinger 1922

Steadman 1833

Stearns 1853, 1872, 1874

Stefan 1879

Steiner 1871

Steinheil 1838, 1839

Steinmetz 1890, 1891, 1922

Steinhoff 1944

Stenhouse 1854

Stephenson George 1750-1850, 1804, 1809, 18221825

Stephenson Robert 1804, 1822, 1825, 1847

Steuding 1944

Stevin 1610

Stirling 1799, 1816

Stockel 1975

Stoddard 1919

Stokes 1879

Stone 1851

Stoney 1874

Strassmann 1925, 1938

Strauss 1912

Strowger 1888

Stubblefield 1892

Sturgeon 1825, 1878

Suess 1962, 1978

Sulzer 1752

Superman 1822

Sutherland 1960, 1962

Swan Joseph 1878, 1879

Swan Lansing B. 1878

Szabadi 1937

Sze 1967, 1970

Szilard 1925, 1932

T

Tafel 1905

Tai 1988

Talbert 1962

Tamm 1932, 1951

Tanenbaum 1950, 1954

Taylor Bob 1962, 1967, 1969

Taylor Frederick 1881

Tawell 1837

Teal 1947, 1948, 1954

Teeters 2003

Telford 1761

Tesla 1280 B.C., 1882, 1887, 1890, 1893, 1906

Thales 600 B.C., 350 B.C., 1500 to 1700

Theodosius Emperor 332 B.C.

Theophilus Patriarch 332 B.C.

Theuerer 1952, 1960

Thiebaut 1881

Thiel 1944

Thimonnier 1851

Thomas 1876

Thompson Benjamin 1799

Thompson Ken 1972

Thomson (Company) 1976

Thomson Elihu 1887, 1889

Thomson George Paget 1897, 1927

Thomson J.J. 1884, 1891, 1897, 1910, 1912

Thomson P.M. 1961

Thomson William (Lord Kelvin) 1848, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1799, 1856, 1856, 1858, 1865, 1867, 1873, 1887, 1893, 1924, 1927

Thornley 1967

Thornton 1951

Tizard 1926, 1940

Tomlinson 1962, 1971

Tommasi 1878

Torricelli 1478, 1643, 1661

Touvé 1881

Towneley 1660

Townes 1958

Townsend 1910

Trajan Circa 50 A.D.

Trevithick 1804, 1822, 1825

Tripathy 2000

Trollope 1858

Tsiolkovsky 1897

Tswett 1903, 1950

Tucker 1931

Tukey 1965

Tull Jethro 1701, 1750-1850

Turing 1938

Tyer 1878

Tyndall 1854, 1869, 1871

U

Uhlir 1955

Ungerboek 1976

Urban VIII (Pope) 700

Ure 1830

Urry 1959

Ussher Archbishop 1658

Utynam 1499

V

Vadasz 1970

Vanderbilt 1893

van der Waals 1873

van Hoof 2005

van Leeuwenhoek 1500 to 1700, 1668

van Musschenbroek 1745

van Ommering 1975

Varian Russel 1935

Varian Sigurd 1935

Varley 1828, 1837, 1866, 1878, 1891

Veksler 1945

Verité1878

Verrocchio 1478

Vesalius 1500 to 1700, 1543

Vespasian Circa 50 A.D.

Victoria Queen 1894

Villard 1899

Viterbi 1986

Vitruvius 269 B.C., 15 B.C., 1478

Voisin 1878

Voith 1908

Volk 1879

Volmer 1930

Volta 1750-1850, 1759, 1775, 1800, 1805

von Braun Magnus 1944

von Braun Wernher 1769, 1944

von Dobrovolski 1889

von Guericke 1500 to 1700, 1663, 1681, 1698

von Humboldt 1797

von Kleist 1745

von Laue 1912

von Neumann 1938

von Ohain 1930

von Sömmering1812

von Stauffenberg Count 1944

W

Wagner 1917

Walker 1967

Waller 1887

Walsh 1757

Walter 1944

Walton 1917, 1932, 1945

Wang 1949, 1955

Wanlass 1961

Ward Leonard 1891

Watson William 1747, 1748

Watson & Crick 1926

Watson-Watt 1935, 1940

Watt 1750-1850, 1761, 1765, 1769, 1780, 1804, 1840

Weber Neil 1966, 1968

Weber Wilhelm 1833, 1871, 1874

Wedgwood 1750-1850, 1765

Weichert 1897

Weisenthal 1851

Weiss 1907

Weitbrecht 1964

Welker 1948, 1952, 1953

Wellington (Duke of) 1825

Wenström 1891

Werbos 1974

Westinghouse, 1887, 1889, 1893

Weston 1892

Wheatstone 1816, 1828, 1837, 1841, 1843, 1857, 1866

Wheeler David 1951

Wheeler Schuyler Skaats 1882

Whitehouse 1858

Whitney 1750-1850, 1794, 1798

Whittle 1930, 1940

Whitworth 1750-1850, 1797

Widlar 1962

Wien 1885, 1898

Wiggins 1978

Wilde 1944

Wilkes 1938, 1951

Wilkinson 1775

Willard 1915

Williams Donald 1963

Williams Freddie 1938

Williamson 1976

Wilson Allen B. 1851

Wilson Charles 1912

Wilson H.A. 1910

Wilson Robert 1833

Wilson Robert 1964

Wimshurst 1882

Winston Churchill 1938

Winzer 1792

Wohle 1944

Wollaston George Hyde 1825

Wollaston William Hyde 1802, 1816, 1821

Wolman 1944

Woodland 1949

Woods 1881

Woodward 1879

Wouldhave 1799

Wozniak 1976

Wright Brothers 1759, 1799, 1896, 1903

Wu Ching Tsung Yao 1040

Wulf 1910

Wunsch 1944

Wurtz 1858

X

Xia (Dynasty) 2100-1600 B.C.

Xuande (Emperor) 1368

Xuan Zhuang 645

Y

Yongle (Emperor) 1368

Young Thomas 1807

Young William 1947, 1971

Z

ZÁcek 1920

Zadeh 1965

Zakhir 700

Zamboni 1812

Zede 1888

Zeeman 1897

Zeiber 1851

Zener 1952

Zenobia Queen 332bc

Zettl 2003

Zheng He 1368

Zhou (Dynasty) 1046-256 B.C.

Zhou Yi 1679

Ziegler 1926

Zimar 1970

Zimmermann 1991

Zipernowsky 1885

Zuse 1937, 1938

Zworykin 1927, 1929, 1964

 

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