articles

Invention ideas should be documented and outlined as to how the invention works and benefits potential consumers. The next step is to patent the idea to prevent someone from stealing the invention idea. A prototype of th... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions

Invention convention ideas include a mechanism for making a bed, a protective helmet for water sports and an utensil sorter. The utensil sorter makes doing dishes simpler and more enjoyable. More »

www.reference.com Education

Sir Francis Bacon's greatest contribution was developing the Baconian method, also known as empiricism and the scientific method. Coupled with his belief that knowledge and science are to be used for the relief of humani... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions
similar articles

Credit for the invention of calculus is generally given to Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, both of whom published a series of works on the subject in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Although both deve... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions

While details surrounding the invention of the first bridge have been lost to time, a bridge in the Palk Straight is believed to be the oldest ever discovered. The first signs of civilization in the region date back 1,75... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions

The invention of TV was a gradual process starting as early as the 1820s, but it was not until 1927 that Philo Farnsworth produced the first television picture. Even so, David Sarnoff of RCA is remembered as the father o... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions

The invention of radio had a powerful impact on society because it allowed wireless communication from distant locations for the first time in history. Moreover, the radio allowed information to be transmitted in multipl... More »

www.reference.com History Inventions