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Open Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, computing, maths and statistics English mathematician, one of the greatest pioneers of mechanical

Open Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946
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

Open Balances (Weighing instruments)
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

Open Ballistics

( bӘlĭs'tĭks ), science of projectiles. Interior ballistics deals with the propulsion and the motion of a projectile within a gun or firing device.

Open Ballooning

The most dramatic, if not the most significant, evidence of humanity’s increasing power over nature in the Enlightenment was manned flight by balloon.

Open Balloons, Sounding
Balloons, Sounding

balloon used in the measurement and evaluation of mostly upper atmospheric conditions (see atmosphere ). Information may be gathered during the

Open Baptisteries

The importance of Baptism as a rite of passage for entrants to the Christian church is such that architectural provision has been made for it since at

Open Bar coding
Bar coding

computer coding system that uses a printed pattern of lines and bars to identify such things as products, mail and packages, and customer accounts;

Open Bardeen, John
Bardeen, John

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, physics US physicist whose work on semiconductors, together with William Shockley (1910-1989)

Open Barometers

( bӘrŏm'ӘtӘr ), instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure. It was invented in 1643 by the Italian scientist Evangelista Torricelli, who used a