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  1. Atomic Clock — 2019-09-01 00:59:46
    …ated the potential of tuning forks and quartz crystal oscillators for precise time measurement. His research led to his development of the quartz ring clock in 1938, which used the electrically induced vibrations of a quartz crystal to measure time. …
  2. IVF — 2018-08-08 09:39:25
    …hese skills enabled them to produce mature eggs at the optimum time to improve chances for successful fertilisation and development. == Nobel Prize == In 2010 they were awarded the Nobel prize, By this time more than **4.5 million** babies had been b…
  3. Jet Engine — 2018-05-28 18:47:28
    …s="right" width="120" title="Sir Frank Whittle monument in Gloucester" }} When war broke out a contract for full-scale development was immediately sent to Power Jets, later a number of tenders to various companies were asked to set up production line…
    …ion looking skyward. {{Image url="WhittleArches.jpg" width="320" class="left" title="Whittle Arch in Coventry" }} A redevelopment of the Airfield where the first test took place near Brockworth has been named the 'Whittle Centre' it includes a pub c…
  4. Plastic — 2018-01-25 10:47:21
    …ecember 29, 1813, Birmingham, [[Warwickshire]], [[England]]. Alexander was a British chemist and inventor noted for his development of various industrial processes and materials and for having invented the first plastic that Parkes patented in **1856*…
  5. Light Bulb — 2017-11-08 12:25:58
    …cesses. He noticed that heat increased the sensitivity of the silver bromide emulsion. He later patented bromide paper, developments of which are still used for black and white photographic prints. Swan was knighted in 1904. …
  6. Hovercraft — 2017-08-24 11:29:22
    …raft**".) == War Years == During the war years Cockerell worked with an elite team at Marconi to develop [[RADAR]], a development which Churchill believed had a significant effect on the outcome of the Second World War, and Cockerell believed to be …
    …appened and Cockerell became increasingly agitated. Eventually, in 1958, after declassification, the National Research Development Council (NRDC) funded the design and construction of SRN1 - the world's first man-carrying amphibious hovercraft. Saund…
  7. Salicylic acid — 2017-07-24 10:14:37
    …edy for fevers and agues. This landmark paper is the basis for the discovery and chemical structure of aspirin, and the development of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aka NSAIDs, that are still useful after {{Datediff from="25/4/1753" }} years …
  8. Vaccination — 2017-07-09 10:30:27
    …and vaccination soon became widespread. Jenner became famous and now spent much of his time researching and advising on developments in his vaccine. Jenner carried out research in a number of other areas of medicine and was also keen on fossil collect…
  9. Radar — 2017-07-05 11:01:39
    …system. == War years == In July 1938 Watson-Watt left Bawdsey Manor and took up the post of Director of Communications Development (DCD-RAE). In 1939 Watson-Watt became Scientific Advisor on Telecommunications (SAT) to the Air Ministry. In 1940, Wa…
    …hat he was knighted in 1942. In 1952 he was awarded **£50,000** by the British government for his contributions in the development of radar. He spent much of the post-war era in Canada, and later the USA where he received the //United States Medal fo…
  10. Television — 2017-05-29 13:40:11
    …ance television signal over 438 miles of telephone line between London and Glasgow. He then set up the Baird Television Development Company Ltd, which in 1928 made the first transatlantic television transmission, from '''London''' to '''New York''', a…
  11. Aluminium — 2017-05-24 10:43:16
    …= {{{toc}}} Aluminium does not occur naturally in its purest form so it was not discovered until the 19th century with developments in chemistry and the advent of electricity. Aluminium was one of the newest metals to be discovered by humans. == Ex…
  12. Concorde — 2017-05-19 15:41:13
    …the Filton airfield in South [[Gloucestershire]]. Concorde could fly from New York to London in **2 hours 56 minutes**. Development for Concorde started in 1956 and it was still operational in 2003! Truly amazing. ::c:: == Flyover == {{Image url="Con…
  13. MRI Scan — 2017-02-10 08:41:04
    …producing images from an hour to a fraction of a second. A medical diagnostic application was further progressed by the development of a rapid imaging technique called echo-planar imaging making 3D imaging feasible. == First MRI Image == The first MR…
  14. Jigsaw Puzzle — 2016-09-22 12:42:58
    …ted by the [[http://agpc.org | AGPI ]] to renowned individuals who have provided ongoing, lifetime contributions to the development, preservation, and research of jigsaw puzzles. …
  15. National Trust — 2016-06-23 16:14:23
    …a campaigned against building on suburban woodlands, and helped to save Hampstead Heath and Parliament Hill Fields from development. She coined the term "**Green Belt**" for the protected rural areas surrounding London. === Hill, Rawnsley and Hunter …
  16. Industrial Revolution — 2016-06-23 12:25:37
    … Rails == '''Mushet''' was the first to make durable rails of steel rather than cast iron, providing the basis for the development of rail transportation throughout the world in the late Nineteenth century. The first of Mushet's steel rails was deliv…
    …achieved many engineering "firsts", including assisting in the building of the first tunnel under a navigable river and development of **SS Great Britain** in 1843 in Bristol [[Gloucestershire]], the first propeller-driven ocean-going iron ship, which…

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