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Calahan , Edward
Campbell , Donald L.
Donald Campbell was one of four Exxon Research & Engineering Co. (ER&E . . . .
Campbell , George A.
George Campbell was a leader in applying mathematical methods to the p . . . .
Camras , Marvin
Marvin Camras' inventions are used in modern magnetic tape and wire re . . . .
Carlson , Chester F.
Electrophotography (Xerox) / Instant Copying
Physicist Chester F. Carlson, the father of xerographic printing, was born in Seattle, Washington. Plagued by needs for copies of patent drawings and specifications, Carlson investigated ways of automatic text and illustration reproduction, working out of his apartment. While others sought chemical or photographic solutions to 'instant copying' problems, Carlson turned to electrostatics and in 1938 succeeded in obtaining his first 'dry-copy' and the first of many patents two years later. It took presentations to more than 20 companies before Carlson was able to interest the . . . .
Carothers , Wallace Hume
Wallace Hume Carothers, who has been called one of the most brilliant organic chemists ever employed by . . . .
Carrier , Willis Haviland
American engineer and inventor Willis Haviland Carrier developed the formulae and equipment that made air conditioning possible. The world's first spray type air conditioning equipment was Carrier's 'Apparatus for Treating Air,' which he correctly predicted would be used to enhance comfort as well as improve industrial processes and products. In 1911 Carrier disclosed his basic 'Rational Psychrometric Formulae' to the . . . .
Carruthers , George R.
Far Electrograph Ultraviolet Camera
With the Naval Research Laboratory since 1964, Carruthers has been a d . . . .
Carver , George Washington
Agricultural chemist George Washington Carver developed . . . .
Cepollina , Frank
Satellite Servicing Techniques
When it comes to furthering innovation in space and technology, Cepoll . . . .
Cerf , Vinton
Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn designed the architecture of the Internet . . . .
Chapin , Daryl M.
Silicon Solar Cell
Solar Energy Converting Apparatus
Chappelle , Emmett M.
Charnley , John
Cho , Alfred Y.
Optical Devices Utilizing Single Crystal GaP or GaAs Films Epitaxially Grown on CaF Substrates and Method of Fabricating Same
Alfred Cho is considered "the father of molecular beam epitaxy," a pro . . . .
Claude , Georges
Cochran , Josephine
Cohen , Stan
Herb Boyer was with the University of California, San Francisco when h . . . .
Collip , James
Isolated, Purified Insulin
The process for producing enough pure insulin for clinical trials was . . . .
Colt , Samuel
Revolver with Interchangeable Parts
Colton , Frank B.
Frank B. Colton developed Enovid, the first oral contraceptive. Colto . . . .
Conover , Lloyd H.
Lloyd H. Conover invented the antibiotic tetracycline, which became th . . . .
Coolidge , William D.
Vacuum Tube (X-Ray)
William D. Coolidge's name is inseparably linked with the X-ray tube-p . . . .
Cooper , Peter
First steam locomotive built in America
Coover , Harry
Harry Coover's discovery of cyanoacrylates, a class of chemicals with . . . .
Corliss , George
Improvements in the steam engine
Coston , Martha
Signal flares used by ships
Cottrell , Frederick G.
As industrial smokestacks became a common sight at the turn of the cen . . . .
Coulter , Wallace
One of the giant corporate players in the field of medical technology . . . .
Cousteau , Jacques-Yves
Jacques Cousteau and Emile Gagnan together invented the modern demand . . . .
Cowen , Joshua Lionel
Coxe , Eckley
Traveling grate furnace
Cray , Seymour
Seymour Cray unveiled the CRAY-1 in 1976, considered the first superco . . . .
Crompton , George
Curtiss , Glenn
After establishing the G.H. Curtiss Manufacturing Company in 1902, Cur . . . .
Cushman , Wayne