Question 31 :
What African-American inventor received 5 patents in the field of shoemaking?
Matzeliger never benefited financially from his inventions. He died in 1889 at the age of 37 from tuberculosis.
Question 32 :
It travels over land and water. Who invented the HOVERCRAFT?
Christopher Cockerell invented the hovercraft in 1956. His early experiments with the idea involved a cat food tin, a coffee tin and an industrial blower.
Question 33 :
In which decade was the AEEE (now the IEEE) founded?
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, founded 1912) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE, founded 1884).
Question 34 :
What type of system did Paul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins all invent?
All of the inventors mentioned invented an early mechanical television system.
Question 35 :
What Sir Isaac Newton invented?
Invented in 1668.