Introduction to Invention

Introduction to Invention - Project Why Innovation?...

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Project Why Innovation? Historical views Ignition of Innovations Principles of innovations Innovation or Improvement? Details about Project and Manual
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Problems? Eureka !!! Innovations is power of progress
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? The father of Science Fiction, a visionary ? (what country) novelist, a short story writer, and a dramatist. This is the essence of the man we know today as ?. In his voluminous writings he foresaw a number of scientific devices and developments that were more than a century ahead of his time. Some of the inventions he imagined were created later in his lifetime, but some are still to be invented. He wrote over 80 books mostly before 1900 and a few of the things he described were helicopters, modern weapons, movies with sound, television and rockets.
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Jules Vernes (1828-1905)
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Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date) Atmospheric Advertising - write it on the clouds In the Year 2889 (1889) Columbiad - 900 foot cannon From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Communicate with Extraterrestrials - first use of concept From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Diving Apparatus - scuba diving in the 19th century 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1875) Electrify the Rail - repel boarders! 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1875) Free Return Trajectory - first mention From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Launching Facility - in Florida From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Leyden Ball - grandfather of the taser 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1875) Light Pressure Propulsion - first use of this idea From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Live News - prediction of newscasts In the Year 2889 (1889) Nautilus - Captain Nemo's ri de 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1875) Paper Steel Robur-the-Conqueror (1866) Phonotelephote - earliest reference to videophone In the Year 2889 (1889) Projectile-Vehicle - Verne's spacecraft From the Earth to the Moon (1867) Recorded News - Tivo for radio in 1889 In the Year 2889 (1889) Retro-Rockets - Verne invented them!
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MECHE 454 taught by Professor Ronzhues during the Fall '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

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