Inventors & Inventions (Great Lives from History) by Alvin K. Benson

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167 Web rotary printing press (William Bullock) . . 146 Windmill, electricity-generating (Victor Leaton Ochoa). . . . . . . . . 860 Windows operating system (Bill Gates) . . . 414 Wire cable (John Augustus Roebling) . . . . 939 Wireless telegraph (Guglielmo Marconi) . . . 759 Wireless telegraphy (Karl Ferdinand Braun). . 137 Wooden striking clock (Benjamin Banneker) . . 55 World Wide Web (Tim Berners-Lee) . . . . 87 World Wide Web (Robert Cailliau) . . . . 167 Wright Flyer (Wilbur and Orville Wright) .

381 Pendulum clock (Christiaan Huygens) . . . . 575 Penicillin synthesis (John C. Sheehan). . . . 988 Periodic table of elements (Dimitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev) . . . . . . . 777 Personal computer (Steve Wozniak) . . . . 1190 Phased-array antenna (Luis W. Álvarez) . . . 16 Nakao EndoRetractor (Naomi L. Nakao) . . . 832 Nakao Snare (Naomi L. Nakao) . . . . . 832 Nanotechnology (Sumio Iijima) . . . . . 581 Nanotubes, single-walled carbon (Sumio Iijima) . . . . . .

892 Vacuum bottle (Sir James Dewar) . . . . . 289 Vacuum cleaner (H. Cecil Booth) . . . . . 110 Vacuum cleaner (James Murray Spangler) . . 1012 Vacuum evaporator, multiple-effect (Norbert Rillieux) . . . . . . . . 937 Vacuum pump (Otto von Guericke) . . . . 480 Vacuum tube (Sir William Crookes) . . . . 246 Vaginal speculum (Marie Anne Victoire Boivin) . . . . . . . . . 107 Velcro (Georges de Mestral) . . . . . . 787 Velocipede, steam (Sylvester Roper) .

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