Reitwagen. The world's first motorcycle
1884, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach.
19th century, Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Jacques Daguerre
Gutenberg's Printing Press
1448, Johann Gutenberg
August 6, 1945, 14 kilotons in TNT equivalent
Carmagnolle brothers diving suit
1878, Alphonse and Theodore Carmagnolle
The first artificial satellite Sputnik
On October 4, 1957, the world's first artificial satellite went into Earth orbit.
The Bronze Mirror
Based upon Caryatid mirror of the New Kingdom of Egypt, 16th century BC
The first anthropomorphic deep-sea diving suit appeared on the coast of Marseille. In 1878 two brothers, Alphonse and Theodore, demonstrated to the public the first version of the suit: a metal prototype weighing 380 kilograms with twenty-five two-inch portholes in a helmet and movable joints (six segments for the arm, four for the leg and two segments for the belt).…
The first mirror for a human being was the surface of the water. But the mirror’s story surely has just begun from that point. There were no TV in the Paleolithic but the audience had already appeared and the audience needed a pictures as a distraction from the hard labor of the cave life. Thus the art of reflections appeared.…
1896: the French chemist Antoine Becquerel discovered the chain reaction of uranium. That marked the new era of developments in nuclear physics. In 1898, Marie and Pierre Curie discovered in pitchblende (uraninite) a large amount of radiation. The couple suggested the presence of a huge potential of unknown energy contained in the atoms of radioactive elements. The creation of an…