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Important Inventions In The Year 1950

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Charles Townes and Arthur Schawlow invent the maser (microwave laser). Gordon Gould coins the word "laser" and builds the first optical laser in 1958.

Stanford Ovshinksy develops various technologies that make renewable energy more practical, including practical solar cells and improved rechargeable batteries.

European bus companies experiment with using flywheels as regenerative brakes

Percy Spencer accidentally discovers how to cook with microwaves, inadvertently inventing the microwave oven.

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