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  1. Electric Motor — 2018-10-10 01:15:13
    …rating a commutator. == Improved Battery == The Volta cell had certain inherent weaknesses - any impurity in the zinc plates used caused erosion of the electrode. Sturgeon developed a long lasting battery that consisted of a single cell cylind…
  2. Antibiotics — 2018-08-25 00:36:50
    …colonies of the common** Staphylococcus aureus **bacteria that had been worn down or killed by mold growing on the same plate or petri dish. Fleming said: "When I woke up just after dawn on September 28, 1928, I certainly didn't plan to revoluti…
  3. Plastic — 2018-01-25 10:47:21
    …the basis of the movie industry. Some of the thousands of items made from plastic: Toothbrushes, buckets, bowls, pens, plates, cutlery, bottles, boxes, bags, toys, pipes, tables, chairs, footballs, CDs etc. Mouldings for: Computers, printers,…
    …kets Footballs Artificial Grass Flowers Car parts Tools Conservatories Windows Doors Acrylic glass Perspex Knives Forks Plates Spoons Ornaments Lights Toilet seats Pipes </marquee>"" …
  4. Float Glass — 2017-07-04 20:28:05
    …r joined the Pilkington Brothers (there was no family connection) as a technical officer in 1947. At this time quality plate glass could only be made by a costly and wasteful plate process that the Pilkington Brothers had also innovated. Becaus…
    … flexible and settles into perfect flat glass. == Old glass == Ribbon glass from a furnace - was cheaper than polished plate glass because it was not ground or polished, but it was unacceptable for high-quality applications. It was known as hor…
    …ticultural glass. == Foreign Licence == The first foreign licence went to the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company in 1962, then the the rest of the world. Today, around 260 float plants use the Pilkington method. ::c…
  5. National Trust — 2016-06-23 16:14:23
    … Society**, founded in that year by her eldest sister, Miranda, as a "Society for the Diffusion of Beauty". It was a template for the National Trust, **20** years later. {{Image url="CanonRawnsley.jpg" class="left" title="Canon Rawnsley" width="…

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