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Who invented the television in the 1902s? the Soctsman John Logie Baird
Who invented the radar, with the first successful test in 1935? Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Who built the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire in the mid 20th century? Sir Bernard Lovell
Who invented the Turing machine in the 1930s? Alan Turing
Which Scottish physician co-discovered insulin? John Macleod
Which British researcher was awared the Nobel Price for his contribution to the discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953? Francis Crick
Who developed the jet engine in the 1930s? Sir Frank Whittle
Which British inventor invented the hovercraft in the 1950s? Sir Christopher Cockerell
When did the Concorde first fly? When did it first start carrying passengers? 1969, 1976
What is the Harrier jump jet? An aircraft capable of taking off vertically
Who invented the cash dispensing ATM in the 1960s, the first of which was put in use by Barcklays Bank in Enfield, north London in 1967? James Goodfellow
Who pioneered IVF, with the first test tube baby born in Oldham Lancashire in 1978? Britain physiologist Sir Robert Edwards and gynaecologist Patrick Steptoe
Which two British scientists succeed to clone Dolly the sheep in 1996? Sir Ian Wilmot and Keith Campbell
Which British scientist was the co-inventor of the MRI? Sir Peter Mansfield
Who is the inventor of the WWW? Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Created by: franuk