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Thursday, February 28, 2013

A jukebox is a partially automated music-playing device invented in 19th Century by Louis Glass and William S. Arnold

Philo Taylor Farnsworth an #American inventor and #television pioneer made the world's first working television

A #telephone, or #phone, is a telecommunications device First patented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell

The phonograph, record player or gramophone was invented in 1877 by Thomas Edison

Inventor of the Raman Effect - Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C. V. Raman)

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist whose work was influential in the growth of science in India. 

He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930 for the discovery that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the light that is deflected changes in wavelength. 

This phenomenon is now called Raman scattering and is the result of the Raman effect.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Nicolaus Copernicus - Renaissance mathematician and astronomer