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  • Rutan, Burt (3)
    Learn about Burt Rutan, the American aerospace engineer and designer of Voyager and SpaceShipOne. Sites feature biography, awards, interview, launch video clips, and SpaceShipOne, the world?s first privately funded manned space program which ushered in space tourism.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Rutan__Burt
  • Otis, Elisha Graves (1811-1861)@
    Find sites for Elisha Graves Otis, the American who invented the elevator safety brake which conceptualized the mass construction of skyscrapers. Sites offer biography, facts of about the invention, and the Otis Elevator company founded by the American inventor.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../People/Otis__Elisha_Graves__1811_1861_
  • About.com: Inventors
    Spotlights famous inventors and inventions.
    inventors.about.com
  • Lemelson Center: Invention at Play [pick] [read review]
    Interactive companion to the national traveling exhibit on the playful side of innovation. Learn through activities how childhood activities spurred historic and contemporary inventors.
    www.inventionatplay.org
  • Kamen, Dean (7)
    Read about Dean Kamen, the entrepreneur and inventor of the Segway HT, the two-wheeled, self-balancing electric transportation device. Sites provide bio, and articles about the founder of the Deka Research and Development Corporation.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Kamen__Dean
  • Invent Now: National Inventors Hall of Fame
    Honors women and men responsible for technological advances that make human, social, and economic progress possible.
    www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/1_0_0_hall_of_fame.asp
  • Invention Dimension
    Profiles a dirrerent inventor each week. Lemelson-MIT also offers an online handbook created for independent inventors and entrepreneurs to address questions concerning the protection of intellectual property, raising capital, applying for patents, and other steps to protect and commercialize ideas.
    web.mit.edu/invent/invent-main.html
  • Moog, Robert (1934-2005) (9)
    Find sites about Robert Moog, the pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Sites provide biography, articles and interviews, and images.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Moog__Robert__1934_2005_
  • Edison, Thomas@
    Explore the sites for Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), the American inventor of electric bulb and many more who was one of the first to apply mass production to the process of invention. Sites feature biography, family mementos, inventions, numerous patents, photos, motion pictures, sound recordings, and commemoration of Fort Myers' most famous citizen who was dubbed as "The Wizard of Menlo Park."
    dir.yahoo.com/.../People/Edison__Thomas_Alva__1847_1931_
  • Wright Brothers@
    Read about Orville and Wilbur Wright, the two Americans bicycle makers, who invented and build the first successful airplane for human flight. Sites contain biographies, career and research, flight, first flight centennial, museum, photographs, and the cultural impact of the invention of flying machine by the Wright brothers.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Aviators/Wright_Brothers
  • Lemelson, Jerome (1923-1997) (4)
    Learn about Jerome Lemelson, the inventor and patent holder of over 600 products, through sites providing info on the Lemelson Foundation, news and articles, bio, and patent laws.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Lemelson__Jerome__1923_1997_
  • Morse, Samuel F.B. (1791-1872) (4)
    Find sites for Samuel Morse, the inventor of the telegraph and the Morse Code. Sites provide biography, Morse family tree, and images.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Morse__Samuel_F_B___1791_1872_
  • Carver, George Washington (1861?-1943)@
    Learn about George Washington Carver, the African American African American botanist and chemist. Sites provide biography, articles, and pictures of the inventor whose work led to advances in agriculture, chemistry, and textiles.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Botanists/Carver__George_Washington__1864_1943_
  • Hunkin, Tim
    Official site for the engineer and cartoonist, whose works include Hunkin's Experiments and the Rudiments of Wisdom Encyclopedia.
    www.timhunkin.com
  • Taylor, Frederick Winslow (1856-1915)@
    Learn about Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), one of the intellectual leaders whose dynamic "Taylorism" ideas highly influenced the Progressive Era in the U.S. history. Sites feature biography, career profile, time-and-motion studies for improved worker productivity, and other organizational psychology approaches initiated by the American engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../People/Taylor__Frederick_Winslow__1856_1915_
  • Kilby, Jack S. (1923-2005)@
    Find sites for Jack Kilby, the inventor of integrated circuit, handheld calculator, and thermal printer. Sites provide biography, articles, facts, and patents of the Nobel Physics Laureate.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Electrical_Engineering/Kilby__Jack_S___1923_2005_
  • Fulton, Robert (1765-1815) (7)
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Fulton__Robert__1765_1815_
  • Gilbreth Network, The
    Forum for research on lives and work of early 20th century engineers and efficiency experts Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth.
    gilbrethnetwork.tripod.com
  • Morgan, Garrett Augustus (1875-1963) (6)
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Engineers_and_Inventors/Morgan__Garrett_Augustus__1875_1963_
  • Banneker, Benjamin (1731-1806)@
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Astronomers/Banneker__Benjamin__1731_1806_
 


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