FREEZE-DRYING – 1906 Improving Food Conservation

Originally developed to meet the needs of biologists, the technique of conservation called freeze-drying. This is technically known as 'lyophilization' – was for a long time confined to research labs specializing in pharmaceuticals. It...

Albert Einstein – The Archetypal Genius

The archetypal genius in the popular imagination, Albert Einstein was a maverick thinker who turned the laws of physics upside-down while sticking out his tongue at the world. But the man behind this mischievous...
Noor-ud-Din Zangi – Most Shrewd and Courageous Ruler

Noor-ud-Din Zangi – Most Shrewd and Courageous Ruler

Sultan Noor-ud-Din Zangi also in Turkish known as Nûreddin Mahmud Zengi was one of the most courageous, shrewd, and belligerent rulers in Islamic history. He redeemed the world's largest Christian alliance. It is said...
The Bhodesar Temple is at the base of the Karoonjhar Mountains.

Bhodesar – The Ancient City of Nagarparker

Bhadrishar Nagri, is now called Bhodesar, is located at the foot of the Karunjhar Hills, two miles northwest of the city of Nagarparkar. The people living here were followers of Jainism. After the formation...
Conquest of the Skies - The Wright brothers set up a workshop at Kill Devil Hills, above the beach at Kitty Hawk in September 1900. They assembled their first glider there.

The Aeroplane – Conquest of the Skies

From the first few tentative hops, flying machines developed in leaps and bounds, becoming the most momentous technological advance of the 20th century. On the morning of 17 December 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright stood...
Augustus Waller was demonstrating his capillary electrometer to the Royal Society in London in 1887.

The Electrocardiograph 1902

The Electrocardiograph 1902 Ever since Luigi Galvani’s pioneering studies in the late 1700’s century. The scientists knew that muscle contraction generated weak electrical impulses. The Scottish electrical engineer Alexander Muirhead was the first person to...
Today, Speedometer, Disc Breaks & Windscreen Wipers are integral parts of any vehicle. Without these instruments, a vehicle cannot complete.

The Speedometer, Disc Breaks & Windscreen Wipers

Today, Speedometer, Disc Breaks & Windscreen Wipers are integral parts of any vehicle. Without these instruments, a vehicle cannot complete. Do you know who discover Speedometer, Disc Breaks & Windscreen Wipers? Let’s dig out...
History of Sonar - A sonar operator is on an American submarine in the Second World War.

The History of Sonar – Underwater Listening Device

On 9 January 1917, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany gave the order for unrestricted submarine warfare to commence on 1 February. An all-out offensive was duly launched by U-boats against Allied shipping in the...
In 1902 an early prototype of the modern motorcycle sidecar was produced in Britain by Mills & Fulford presented in both Britain and France (1)

The Sidecar and Automatic Gear Box

The Sidecar In 1890 the French engineer Jean Bertoux Linvented a single-wheeled 'side seat' that could be attached to a pedal cycle. It enabled a passenger to be carried in relative comfort while also serving...
Psychiatric Ward - An almost empty ward ina mental hospital in Ohio in 1946. While sleep treatment was still being used at this time to treat schizophrenics, the new technique of lobotomy was comin into vogue. This operation involved surgically removing part of the brain. Between 1945 and 1954, it is estimated that some 100,000 people were lobotomised, half of them in the United States.

Barbiturates 1903 – A Good Night’s Sleep

The history of Barbiturates tells us, that this was introduced in 1903 by two German research chemists. The new drug revolutionized the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Ten to fifteen minutes after taking...
The second Anglo-Afghan War has a rich history. The English Cabinet was making futile attempts to reach an understanding with Russia.

The Second Anglo-Afghan War

The second Anglo-Afghan War has a rich history. The English Cabinet was making futile attempts to reach an understanding with Russia. The Government of India was making equally futile attempts to make friends with...
Casimir Funk also conducted much research on hormones, ulcers, diabetes, peptic and the biochemistry of cancer

Casimir Funk – Who First Revealed Vitamins in 1911

Vitamins are essential elements for health today. It was the Polish-born biochemist Casimir Funk who first revealed the vital role played by vitamins in human metabolism. His work opened up a new field of...
What is Maglev Technology In 1904 Robert Goddard proposed a frictionless travel with electromagnetic repulsion to lift train off their rails.

Maglev Technology 1912

What is Maglev Technology? In 1904 the American scientist Robert Goddard, who was to make his name as a rocket scientist. He wrote a paper while still a freshman at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in...
The world's first motorway was built in Berlin. In 1909 the German Automobile Club began investigating the feasibility of constructing a fast road to the west of the city.

Who Built First Motorway in the World?

The world's first motorway was built in Berlin. In 1909 the German Automobile Club began investigating the feasibility of constructing a fast road to the west of the city. Work on the route, which...
Mao Tse-tung Chairman of Communist Party of People's Republic. A soldier politician poet leading interpreter of Marxist-Leninist doctrine

Mao Tse-tung – Founding Father of The People’s Republic of China

The leader of some 700,000,000 Chinese is Mao Tse-tung Chairman of the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China. A soldier, politician, poet, and scholar, he is considered by many as the leading...
Modified Ist Admiralty Pattern Talbot, The First Armoured were modified touring cars. The chassis for the six cars of this pattern, made in November 1914. These were supplied by Clement-Talbot Ltd., of North Kensington London. They were open topped and carried two maximum machine guns which fired over the side amour.

The Armoured Cars and Tanks

Motor cars had made their appearance in the closing years of the nineteenth century. By the time that war broke out the efficiency and reliability of the internal combustion engine. On which these machines...
(Left to right) Deputy Führer Rudolf Hess, Hitler, and Gauleiter Julius Streicher.

Memorable Photographs of Nazi History

Within three years of their first electoral success, the Nazis get hold of political power in Germany when Adolf Hitler became chancellor on January 30, 1933. That beautiful clear evening Hitler stood in the...
It provided an ideal opportunity (and the first) for British aviation scientists to study the intricacies and details of Zeppelin technology at first hand.

The Wrecking and the Wreck of Zeppelin LZ33

On the night of September 24th, 1916, the Zeppelin L33 was brought down by the combined efforts of the London defenses and 2nd Lieut. A de B Brandon of 39 Squadron, flying his BE2c...
The Fax Machine with laser-quality print, produce faxes that are far more legible and durable than old ones made on heat sensitive paper, which soon faded and became unreadable.

When Was Fax Machine Invented?

When Was Fax Machine Invented? From the mid-19th century, inventors had been working on ways of transmitting words and images down the telegraph or the telephone wires. The German physicist Arthur Korn is generally...
Like the Greek historian Thucydides & American historian Francis Parkman, Samuel Eliot Morison writes his books from firsthand experiences.

Samuel Eliot Morison – Famous American Scholar & Historian

Like the Greek historian Thucydides and the American historian Francis Parkman, Samuel Eliot Morison writes his books as much as possible from firsthand experiences. Indirect contact with the events that he recorded in his...

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