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Frances Gabe

The Self-Cleaning House

"Housework is a thankless, unending job, a nerve-twangling bore. Who wants it? Nobody!

Dennis Gabor

The Hologram

Dennis Gabor was born in Budapest, Hungary on June 5, 1900.

Ashok Gadgil

UV Waterworks

Among Ashok Gadgil's many inventions is a water disinfection system, which can provide healthy drinking water to at-ris

Arthur Ganson

Kinetic sculpture

We have seen how American art and invention can complement each other, from Harriet Hosmer and Caroline Brooks, to Patr

Alan Gelfand

"Ollie" Skateboarding Trick

Since its invention and popularization, the skateboard has become a standard item of equipment for young Americans.

Heinz Gerber

The Gerber Variable Scale®

Heinz Joseph Gerber was born in 1924 in Vienna, Austria. By the age of eight, he was building motors and radios.

Charles Geschke and John Warnock

PostScript Programming Language

The ease with which today’s average consumer can engage in extremely robust, high-quality desktop publishing can be credit

Ivan Getting and Brad Parkinson

Global Position System Technology (GPS)

Global Positioning System technology, or GPS, has in recent years become a part of mainstream society, available to indivi

A.C. Gilbert

Erector Set

A.C. Gilbert was one of the most multi-talented inventors of all time.

Lillian Gilbreth

Electric Food Mixer

Lillian Moller Gilbreth, the mother of 12 children, had good reason to improve the efficiency and convenience of househ

King Gillette

Disposable-Blade Safety Razor

At the last turn of the century, King Gillette founded what would become a corporate giant, based on a simple yet essen

Charles Ginsburg

Videotape Recorder (VTR)

Inventor Charles Paulson Ginsburg, otherwise known as the “father of the video cassette recorder,” was born in San Fran

Robert Goddard

Liquid-fueled rockets

Robert Hutchings Goddard was an inventor and visionary who, more than anyone else, paved the way for the Space Age.

Rube Goldberg

Convoluted Executions of Simple Tasks

Rube Goldberg was an inventor of the absurd, a social critic who used cartoons to point out the plight of people caught