April 15, 2020
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Timelime - History to Science and Engineering
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Humans make the first tools.
Humans discover fire.
Hand-made bricks first used for construction in the Middle East.
Bronze Age: Widespread use of copper and its important alloy bronze.
Nazca people of Peru are believed to have experimented with balloon flight.
Chinese invent gunpowder and fireworks.
Arabic engineer al-Jazari invents a flushing hand-washing machine, one of the ancestors of the modern toilet.
Isaac Newton formulates his three laws of motion.
Wolfgang von Kempelen develops a mechanical speaking machine: the world's first speech synthesizer.
Joseph Niepce makes the first modern photograph.
Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone, though the true ownership of the invention remains controversial even today.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright build the first engine-powered airplane.
Igor Sikorsky builds the first truly practical helicopter.
US electrical engineer Eugene Polley invents the TV remote control.
The Space Shuttle makes its maiden voyage.
Google claims to have achieved "quantum supremacy"—with a quantum computer that calculates faster than a conventional one. Quantum computers
pple introduces a touchscreen cellphone called the iPhone.
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