Top 100 Global Creator - P80. Louis Pasteur - Creator of first vaccine
(Worldkings.org) His medical discoveries provided direct support for the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine.
Top 100 Global Creator - P79. Justus von Liebig - Creator of mirror silvering
(Worldkings.org) He also developed a manufacturing process for beef extracts, and with his consent a company, called Liebig Extract of Meat Company, was founded to exploit the concept.
Top 100 Global Creator - P76. Charles Babbage - Creator of first mechanical computer
(Worldkings.org) The idea of mechanically calculating mathematical tables first came to Babbage in 1812 or 1813. Later he made a small calculator that could perform certain mathematical computations to eight decimals.
Top 100 Global Creator - P75. Frank Whittle - Creator of turbojet engine
(Worldkings.org) While writing his thesis there he formulated the fundamental concepts that led to the creation of the turbojet engine, taking out a patent on his design in 1930.
Top 100 Global Creator - P72. Eugene Polley - Creator of first wireless remote control for television
(Worldkings.org) His 1955 invention, marketed as the Flash-Matic, used visible light to remotely control a television outfitted with four photo cells in the cabinet at the corners of the screen.
Top 100 Global Creator - P69. Bartolomeo Cristofori – Creator of piano
(Worldkings.org) Ferdinando was looking for a new technician to care for his many musical instruments, as the previous worker had passed away.
Top 100 Global Creator - P67. Malcolm McLean - Creator of container
(Worldkings.org) Containerization led to a significant reduction in the cost of freight transportation by eliminating the need for repeated handling of individual pieces of cargo
Top 100 Global Creator - P49. Alessandro Volta - Creator of electric battery
(Worldkings.org) Volta realised that the frog's leg served as both a conductor of electricity (what we would now call an electrolyte) and as a detector of electricity. He also understood that the frog's legs were irrelevant to the electric current, which was caused by the two differing metals.
(Worldkings.org) Eich started work at Netscape Communications Corporation in April 1995. Eich originally joined intending to put Scheme "in the browser", but his Netscape superiors insisted that the language’s syntax resemble that of Java. As a result Eich devised a language that had much of the functionality of Scheme, the object-orientation of Self, and the syntax of Java.
Top 100 Global Creator - P32. Willis Carrier - Creator of air conditioning
(Worldkings.org) Although the term "air conditioning" was first used by Stuart W. Cramer, a Charlotte, North Carolina, mill owner and operator, Carrier quickly adopted it, defining air conditioning as control of air humidity, temperature, purity, and circulation.