Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, computing, maths and statistics English mathematician, one of the greatest pioneers of mechanical
Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946
Scottish electrical engineer who pioneered television. In 1925 he gave the first public demonstration of television, transmitting an image of a
Balances (Weighing instruments)
instrument used in laboratories and pharmacies to measure the mass or weight of a body. A balance functions by measuring the force of gravity that the
( bӘlĭs'tĭks ), science of projectiles. Interior ballistics deals with the propulsion and the motion of a projectile within a gun or firing device.
The most dramatic, if not the most significant, evidence of humanity’s increasing power over nature in the Enlightenment was manned flight by balloon.
balloon used in the measurement and evaluation of mostly upper atmospheric conditions (see atmosphere ). Information may be gathered during the
In church architecture, a building or part of a church in which Christians perform the ceremony of baptism ; also the pool used in Baptist churches
computer coding system that uses a printed pattern of lines and bars to identify such things as products, mail and packages, and customer accounts;
Place : United States of America Subject : biography, physics US physicist whose work on semiconductors, together with William Shockley (1910-1989)
( bӘrŏm'ӘtӘr ), instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure. It was invented in 1643 by the Italian scientist Evangelista Torricelli, who used a