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Leonardo da Vinci Report Abuse
da Vinci put us, as a civilzation, miles ahead of where we had been, through discovery and exploartion in so many areas.
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Johannes Gutenberg Report Abuse
Inventor of the printing press, Gutenberg was a part of bringing civilization out of the dark ages. Books were available to very few then, and his press made education more accesible, which changed everything from that time on.
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Sir Isaac Newton Report Abuse
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Konrad Zuse Report Abuse
Invented computer.
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Thomas Edison Report Abuse
Think of how many things you do with a light switched on that you could not do at all or very effectively if the lightbul were not there. The portability and harnessing of light has changed our world.
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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Report Abuse
Invented X-rays.
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Otto von Guericke Report Abuse
Invented vacuum pump.
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Wernher von Braun Report Abuse
Invented modern rocketry.
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Carl Benz Report Abuse
Invented automobile.
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Benjamin Franklin Report Abuse
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Benjamin Franklin "There never was a good war or a bad peace."
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Orville and Wilbur Wright Report Abuse
Opening up flight was pioneering and world-altering. The horizons were made so much more broad, allowing for exploration and discovery previously impossible.
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Galileo Report Abuse
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Alfred Nobel Report Abuse
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Alexander Graham Bell Report Abuse
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Karl Braun Report Abuse
The inventor of the cathode ray tube (the main part of your everyday television), Karl unknowningly completely changed society and how it operates.
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Robert Fulton Report Abuse
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Guglielmo Marconi Report Abuse
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Alessandro Volta Report Abuse
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Hans Geiger Report Abuse
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Bette Nesmith Graham Report Abuse
She inveted Liquid Paper, which was really revolutionary! Where would we be without White-Out???
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Eli Whitney Report Abuse
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John Deere Report Abuse
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Mary Anderson Report Abuse
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