15 Great Invention that changed the world and paved way for modern Technology.

15. The wheel

Wheels were invented 3,500 B.C., and rapidly spread across the Eastern Hemisphere.


14. Printing Press

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13. The compass

Ancient mariners navigated by the stars, but that method didn’t work during the day or on cloudy nights, and so it was unsafe to voyage far from land.

traditional chinese compass

12. Edison cylinder phonograph

phonography image

11. Transistors

The transistor is an essential component in nearly every modern electronic gadget. In 1926, Julius Lilienfeld patented a field-effect transistor, but the working device was not feasible. In 1947 John Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley developed the first practical transistor device at Bell Laboratories. Their invention won the trio the 1956 Nobel Prize in physics.

10. Morse code and The Telegraph Machine

The telegraph was developed around 1830–1840 by Samuel Morse and other inventors, which revolutionized long-distance communication.

9. Lightbulb

8. The telephone

Telephone history conceivably started with the human desire to communicate far and wide. With the arrival of the mobile phone in the 1980s, communications were no longer shackled to cables, Thanks to Alexander Graham Bell earliest invention of the telephone.

7. The Camera

The camera is undoubtedly one of the most cherished creations.

6. Guns

Weapons have been used since the dawn of humanity. But it is an undeniable fact that guns and gunpowder have revolutionized the world. Gunpowder was invented in China in around the 9th century, but it may have initially been used for fireworks. One early firearm consisted of a bamboo tube that used gunpowder to fire a spear, and was used in China around AD 1000.

5. Steam Engine

A Spanish mining administrator named Jerónimo de Ayanz is thought to have been the first person to develop a steam engine. Hie patented a device that used steam power to propel water from mines.

4. Automobile

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Over the years, a huge number of people contributed to the development of the automobile and its constituent parts. In the early 20th century, Henry Ford innovated mass-production techniques that allowed automobiles to become affordable to the masses.

3. Airplane

the wright brother airplane

2. The Computer

Major shoutout to the mechanical engineer Charles Babbage for laying the foundation for this remarkable and most reliable invention, and to Ada Lovelace for creating the first programs. In the early 19th century, the “father of the computer” conceptualized and invented the first mechanical computer.

1. The Internet

the Internet needs no introduction; The global system of interconnected computer networks known as the Internet is used by billions of people worldwide. Unlike the bulb or the telephone, the Internet has no single “inventor.” Instead, it has evolved over time. Countless people helped develop it, but the person most often credited with its invention is the computer scientist Lawrence Roberts. It started in the United States around the 1950s, along with the development of computers.



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