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Vannevar Bush

The Memex

Vannevar Bush, the inventor credited with the principles underlying modern hypertext research, was born on March 11, 1890

Nolan Bushnell


Nolan Bushnell, inventor of Pong and founder of Atari, is rightly considered the father of electronic gaming. 

Alfred Butts


After being laid off from his job at an architecture firm in 1931, Alfred Mosher Butts fell on hard times.

Robert Cade


What drink could be more integral to the American athletic scene than Gatorade?

James Cameron

Apparatus for camera operator to move easily underwater

James Cameron is best known as an Oscar-winning f

Marvin Camras

Magnetic Recording Tape Technologies

Marvin Camras (1916-1995) invented the magnetic tape recording method that underlies most electronic and digital media, in

Chester Carlson

The Photocopier

Necessity is often called "the mother of invention." But sometimes, there are other reasons that people become innovati

Willis Carrier

The air conditioner

One year after earning a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in 1901, Willis Havila

Alexander Cartwright


Baseball, like the United States, evolved out of a British precedent into a unique and independent institution. 

Edmund Cartwright

Power Loom

British reverend, poet, and lifelong inventor Edmund Cartwright was born on April 24, 1743 in Marnham, Nottingham, Engl

George Carver

Peanut Products

In the 1880s, agriculture began to be taken seriously as a science.

Frank Cepollina

Satellite Servicing Techniques

The advent of space flight and the widespread practice of putting satellites into orbit for communications purposes has

Ananda Chakrabarty

Biology-based solution for cleaning up toxic spills

Ananda Chakrabarty, PhD is a distinguished professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Illinois Colle

Eugene Chan

Gene Sequencing

When Eugene Chan was a 23-year-old medical school student, he came up with an idea for mapping a genome quickly and ine