Birthplaces of Technology

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InventionCountryInventor, Date
Artificial SatelliteSergei Korolev, 1957
TelescopeHans Lipperhey and Zacharias Jansen, 1608
NecktieInventor & date unknown
VelcroGeorge de Mestral, 1948
PacemakerRune Elmqvist and Ake Senning, 1958
Personal ComputerMichael Donald Wise, 1975
WalkmanAkio Morita (SONY Corporation), 1979
RailroadRichard Trevithick, 1804
Automobile (gasoline powered)Karl Benz or Gottlieb Daimler, 1886
Electric BatteryAlessandro Volta, 1800
InventionCountryInventor, Date
BicyclePierre Marchaux, 1861
Aerosol CanErik Rotheim, 1926
Blackberry (handheld device)Research in Motion Limited, 1999
CoffeeKaldi*, circa 800 CE
SyringeFrancis Rynd, 1844
BoomerangInventor unknown, circa 10,000 BC
GunpowderInventor unknown, circa 9th century BCE
Ballpoint PenLászló Bíró, 1931
Weight ScalesInventor unknown, circa 5000 BC
SaxophoneAntoine Joseph Sax, 1846

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