This is the story of how the smallpox vaccine was developed. Mary Montagu played a leading role in its invention and use.
Although he did not achieve the success he expected and longed for in life, today we continue to use many of his inventions, as well as technologies derived from his ideas or creations.
The young scientist Nikola Tesla had everything to succeed. But in his struggle to impose new AC technology he ran into Thomas Edison, relegating him to virtual oblivion before history finally proved him right.
As a result of the lessons learned, NASA has developed new materials with fire safety in mind. For example, the insulation around cables is made with a special coating so fire resistant that it cannot burn even in a pure oxygen environment.
The telegram became the first international communications network, and the only method of immediate transmission of messages for many decades in our country. Although it had its splendor at the end of the 19th century, today it has become a system almost sentenced to death.