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The 100 greatest inventions of all time : a ranking past and present

Author: Tom Philbin
Publisher: New York : Citadel, 2005.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Philbin
ISBN: 0806524030 9780806524030 0806524049 9780806524047
OCLC Number: 60778081
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Wheel --
Light bulb --
Printing press --
Telephone --
Television --
Radio --
Gunpowder --
Desktop computer --
Telegraph --
Internal combustion engine --
Pen/pencil --
Paper --
Automobile --
Airplane --
Plow --
Eyeglasses --
Atomic reactor --
Atomic bomb --
Colossus computer --
Toilet --
Rifle --
Pistol --
Plumbing --
Iron-to-steel-process --
Wire --
Transistor --
Steam engine --
Sail --
Bow and arrow --
Welding machine --
McCormick reaper --
Jet engine --
Locomotive --
Anesthesia --
Battery --
Nail --
Screw --
X-Ray machine --
Compass --
Wooden ships --
Stethoscope --
Skyscraper --
Elevator --
Clock --
Chronometer --
Microscope --
Braille --
Radar --
Air conditioning --
Suspension bridge --
Thermometer --
Incubator --
CT scan --
MIRI --
Drywall --
Electric motor --
Barbed wire --
Condom --
Telescope --
EKG machine --
Pacemaker --
Kidney dialysis machine --
Camera --
Global positioning system --
Sewing machine --
Film --
Spinning Jenny --
Brick --
Motion picture camera --
Dynamite --
Cannon --
Balloon framing --
Typewriter --
Diesel engine --
Triode vacuum tube --
AC induction motor --
Helicopter --
Calculator --
Flashlight --
Laser --
Steamboat --
Fax machine --
Tank --
Rocket --
Cotton gin --
Windmill --
Submar.
Other Titles: One hundred greatest inventions of all time
Responsibility: Tom Philbin.

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