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The history of the origin of things


The history of the origin of things
When people think of ancient civilizations, a lack of technological advancement and a primitive lifestyle are usually the first things that come to mind. However, many of the everyday things that we take for granted were actually invented long ago.


Plastic
Widespread plastics - one of the hallmarks of our time. Virtually all natural fibers, resins and materials are now have their artificial substitutes. It created a lot of other substances with properties that are not found in nature. And that, apparen... Read more

Ballistic missile
For almost a thousand years of the history of rocketry took a huge way from the primitive "fire arrows" to the most powerful of modern launch vehicles capable of orbit multi-ton spacecraft. Invented the rocket was in China. The first documentary evid... Read more

Autopilot
Autopilot is a combination of several devices that work together to give the ability to automatically, without human intervention, control the movement of aircraft or missiles. Creating the autopilot was an important epoch in the history of aviation,... Read more

Transistor
The invention in the late 40-ies of the XX century, a transistor has become one of the major milestones in the history of electronics. Vacuum lamps that have to be essential and central to all the radio for a long time - and electronic devices have m... Read more

Computing machine
The mechanization and mechanization of computing operations - one of the fundamental technological achievements of the second third of the XX century. Just as the emergence of the first spinning machine was the beginning of the great industrial revol... Read more

Helicopter
For nearly forty years after its launch aircraft reigned supreme in the air. During this time, the speed and capacity of the winged cars increased many times that of the clumsy plywood "shelving units" have become a powerful jet handsome, embodies th... Read more

Turbojet aircraft
Turbojet aircraft originated in World War II, when the limit has been reached perfection old propeller planes, equipped with internal combustion engines. race became increasingly difficult for the speed Every year, since even a slight increase in its... Read more

The atomic bomb
The world of the atom is so fantastic that it requires understanding of the root breaking habitual concepts of space and time. Atoms are so small that if a drop of water can be increased to the size of the Earth, each atom in the drop would be less o... Read more

Penicillin
Antibiotics - one of the finest inventions of the XX century in the field of medicine. Modern people do not always realize that, no matter how much they owe it to the therapeutic formulations. Mankind in general very quickly gets used to the amazing ... Read more

Record player - tape
Progenitor recorder - telegrafon - was invented by Danish physicist Valdemar Poulsen. In 1898, Poulsen has created a device that uses the phenomenon of residual magnetization and converts sound waves into magnetic pulses, which are recorded on a thin... Read more

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