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  1. Zoo — 2019-05-29 17:57:12
    … Thomas Stamford Raffles (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) along with the Marquess of Lansdowne, Lord Auckland, Sir Humphry Davy, Robert Peel, Joseph Sabine, Nicholas Aylward Vigors and other nobility. {{Image url="ZSL_Logo.png" class="right" titl…
  2. Light Bulb — 2017-11-08 12:25:58
    …ght === One of the first to produce electric light was made in the 18th century by E.Kinnersley and later by **Humphry Davy**, an English scientist. He experimented with electricity using an immense electric battery. When he connected wires to…
    …rom Gloucester experimented with electrostatically charged capacitors to heat a wire to incandescence. - 1802 Humphry Davy used huge batteries to pass current through a thin strips of platinum. - 1835, James Bowman Lindsay demonstrated a con…
  3. Computer — 2017-07-10 17:37:14
    …, removing human sources of error. He first discussed the principles of a calculating engine in a letter to Sir Humphry Davy in 1822. ===Difference Engine=== The 1820s saw Babbage work on his '**Difference Engine**', a machine which could per…
  4. Aluminium — 2017-05-24 10:43:16
    …e). The name **Aluminium** was given by Davy who was born in Penzance, [[Cornwall]] [[England]] on 17th December 1778. Davy was a pioneer in the field of electroly…

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