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Rudolf Diesel invents diesel

1891 - 1892

Diesel engine invented by Rudolf Diesel

1895 - 1896

Remote control invented by Nikola Tesla

1898 - 1899

Radio amplifier invented by Lee DeForest

1907 - 1908

Sound film invented by Lee DeForest

1923 - 1924

Jet engine invented by Frank Whittle and Hans von Ohain

1937 - 1938

The atomic bomb

1945 - 1946

Nuclear power reactor invented by Walter Zinn

1951 - 1952

Videocassette recorder invented by Ampex

1956 - 1957

Laser invented by Theodore Harold Maiman

1960 - 1961

Computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart

1963 - 1964

Video game console invented by Ralph H. Baer

1968 - 1969

E-mail invented by Ray Tomlinson

1971 - 1972

Ethernet invented by Bob Metcalfe and David Boggs

1973 - 1974

Camcorder invented by Sony

1983 - 1984

World Wide Web invented by Tim Berners-Lee

1990 - 1991

Digital satellite radio

2001 - 2002