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Ukrainian Zenit
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Inventors who dared to build revolutionary products

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HDD

Lubomyr Romankiw
invention

Lubomyr Romankiw Lubomyr Romankiw

Received early education in Ukraine, then earned his B.S. from the University of Alberta in 1957

The hard disk was invented on September 13, 1956 by IBM team

Invented a technique that allowed recording data on the magnetic head of a hard disk

Received early education in Ukraine, then earned his B.S. from the University of Alberta in 1957

The hard disk was invented on September 13, 1956 by IBM team

Invented a technique that allowed recording data on the magnetic head of a hard disk

-Lubomyr Romankiw

Inventors who dared to build revolutionary products

Led-light diod Led-light diod

Led-light diod

Nick Holonyak
invention

Nick Holonyak Nick Holonyak

Studied electrical engineering at the University of Illinois, got his PhD in 1954

Joined GE's research lab in Syracuse, New York

In 1962, when he was 33, created the first practical visible light-emitting diode

Studied electrical engineering at the University of Illinois, got his PhD in 1954

Joined GE's research lab in Syracuse, New York

In 1962, when he was 33, created the first practical visible light-emitting diode

-Nick Holonyak

Inventors who dared to build revolutionary products

Ilya Muromets Ilya Muromets

Ilya Muromets

Ihor Sikorsky
invention

Ihor Sikorsky Ihor Sikorsky

In summer of 1908 student Sikorsky began his work on the design and construction of his first helicopter

After dozens of attempts, unfortunately, the first helicopter could not get up into the air

Built first machines that could fly the C-3, C-4, C-5 and soon after C6A

In summer of 1908 student Sikorsky began his work on the design and construction of his first helicopter

After dozens of attempts, unfortunately, the first helicopter could not get up into the air

Built first machines that could fly the C-3, C-4, C-5 and soon after C6A

-Ihor Sikorsky

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Value is what you get.

Ihor Sikorsky,
inventor of first four-engine plane

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