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  1. Telephone — 2021-08-20 11:29:39
    …ase. Two years later he went to Boston to open a school for teachers of the deaf and then became a professor at Boston University. It was at this time that he met Mabel Hubbard, one of his students who was 10 years younger than he. Mabel had become …
  2. MRI Scan — 2021-08-20 11:04:59
    …ic Resonance (NMR), then being used to study the chemical structure of substances. He joined the Department of Physics, University of Nottingham, in 1964, and by the early 1970s was working on the application of NMR to imaging that led directly to Ma…
  3. Split the Atom — 2021-08-20 11:02:25
    …t" title="Split Atom" width="200" }} Working in a vacant room at Ernest Rutherford's Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University [[England]], Englishman Cockcroft and Irishman Walton used spare parts along with some wood and nails to build the worl…
    …Fission** led to many types of experiments, not least, the **Atom Bomb**. {{Tag ids="Nuclear atom power volts generator university"}} …
  4. Radar — 2021-08-20 10:58:32
    …lecommunications (SAT) to the Air Ministry. In 1940, Watson-Watt, assisted by John Randall and Henry Boot of Birmingham University, invented the cavity magnetron. This produced a compact source of short-wave radio waves and allowed Fighter Command to…
  5. Four-minute Mile — 2021-08-20 10:55:12
    …ger Bannister 1954 === Roger Bannister, born in Harrow, England, in 1929, was a top mile-runner while a student at the University of Oxford and at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London. In 1951 and 1953, he won British championships in the …
    …t the Iffley Road track in Oxford [[Oxfordshire]], the annual match between the Amateur Athletic Association and Oxford University was the setting for Bannister's attempt. Conditions were far from ideal it had been windy and raining. {{Image url="Ba…
  6. Guinness Book of World Records — 2021-08-20 10:45:53
    …k for settling arguments in [[Pub]]s. == The Twins == A colleague, Christopher Chataway, recommended he involve some university friends Norris and Ross McWhirter, who had been running a fact-finding agency in London. Norris was the timekeeper for …
  7. DNA — 2021-08-14 21:04:12
    …dience was James Watson. {{image url="Dnafour.jpg" }} After the seminar Watson caught the train back to '''Cambridge University''' and, based on what he had heard and seen, he and Francis Crick built their first model of DNA. This was slightly une…
  8. Refrigeration — 2021-08-08 18:50:45
    …48 === ~-[[CategoryScience]]:[[1700s]] The first **artificial refrigeration** was demonstrated by William Cullen at the University of Glasgow, [[Scotland]] in **1748**. In his demonstration, Cullen used a pump to create a small vacuum over a conta…
  9. DNA Forensics — 2021-01-22 08:47:52
    …} Professor Sir Alec John Jeffreys born (9 January 1950) in Oxford, [[Oxfordshire]], [[England]] is a geneticist at the University of Leicester. In **1984** through his investigations Jeffreys discovered a method of showing variations between indivi…
  10. Stem Cells — 2020-08-17 17:30:21
    … Welsh]] was born 1 January 1941, Stroud, [[Gloucestershire]]. In 1978, he moved to the Department of Genetics, at the University of Cambridge, and in 1980 began his collaboration with Matthew Kaufman. They explored the method of using blastocysts f…
  11. Bungee Jumping — 2020-08-17 13:17:46
    …Simon Keeling, Tim Hunt** (brother of F1 champion racing driver James) and **Alan Weston** were members of the **Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club** who were dedicated to formal dress, abundant champagne, and imaginative stunts. {{Image url=…
  12. LCD — 2020-08-15 08:31:22
    …to +60ºC. These were **patented** and subsequently licensed by the MOD, through the aegis of Cyril Hilsum, since the university baulked at the costs and risks involved. They were then published in the peer reviewed scientific literature. In 1990 G…
  13. Cloning — 2020-08-06 15:26:49
    …_date="5 October 2012" death_place="Nottingham" }} == Birth of a Star == The cloning was done at the Roslin Institute, university of Edinburgh in [[Scotland]]. Dolly was born 5th July 1996. On the choice the sheep's name Wilmut said ^^"Dolly is de…
  14. Gravity — 2020-08-06 08:19:13
    …n a manor house in [[Lincolnshire]], [[England]]. He was not interested in the family farm, so he was sent to Cambridge University to study. ||{{{toc}}}||{{adsense}}|| Isaac (1642 - 1727) was born just a short time after the death of Galileo, one of…
  15. Paternoster — 2018-09-18 13:06:34
    …he Paternoster became very popular in Europe where many still operate. Britain has a remaining paternoster in Sheffield University. Oriel Chambers building, designed by Peter Ellis, remains one of finest and most influential architectural design of …
  16. Vacuum Flask — 2017-05-02 15:07:40
    …rimental physicist. He was born at Kincardine-on-Forth [[Scotland]] on September 20, 1842 and was educated at Edinburgh University. ||{{{toc}}}||{{adsense}}|| In 1875 he became professor of experimental philosophy at Cambridge and then at the Royal …

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