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1894 in science

March 21 23:00 GMT – Syzygy: Mercury transits the Sun as seen from Venus, and Mercury and Venus both simultaneously transit the Sun as seen from Saturn.

                                               

1900 in science

c. October 3 – The Wright brothers begin their first manned glider experimental flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. July 2 – The first rigid airship flight is made by the LZ1 designed by Ferdinand von Zeppelin.

                                               

1902 in science

Auguste Verneuil develops the Verneuil process for making synthetic rubies. Hermann Emil Fischer and Joseph von Mering discover that barbitone barbital or Veronal is an effective hypnotic agent. It becomes the first commercially marketed barbitur ...

                                               

1903 in science

December 17 – First documented, successful, controlled, powered flight of a heavier-than-air aircraft with a petrol engine by Orville Wright in the Wright Flyer at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky begins a series of papers ...

                                               

1906 in science

Mikhail Tsvet first names the chromatography technique for organic compound separation, in the course of demonstrating that chlorophyll is not a single chemical compound. Charles Barkla discovers that each element has a characteristic X-ray and t ...

                                               

1911 in science

May 19 – Parks Canada, the worlds first national park service, is established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior. July 7 – The United States, Russia, the United Kingdom and Japan, meeting in Washington, D.C., sign t ...

                                               

1912 in science

December 6 – The Nefertiti bust is found at Amarna in Egypt by the German Oriental Company Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft – DOG, led by German archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt.

                                               

1917 in science

Nuclear fission: Ernest Rutherford at the Victoria University of Manchester achieves nuclear transmutation of nitrogen into oxygen, using alpha particles directed at nitrogen 14 N + α → 17 O + p, the first observation of a nuclear reaction, in wh ...

                                               

1918 in science

Harlow Shapley demonstrates that globular clusters are arranged in a spheroid or halo whose center is not the Earth, but the center of the galaxy. Kiyotsugu Hirayama identifies several groups of main belt asteroids, now known as Hirayama families ...

                                               

1931 in science

Harold Urey and associates at Columbia University demonstrate the existence of heavy water. Erich Huckel proposes Huckels rule, which explains when a planar ring molecule will have aromatic properties.

                                               

1945 in science

A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory led by Charles Coryell discovers chemical element 61, the only one still missing between 1 and 96 on the periodic table, which they will name promethium. Found by analysis of fission products of irradiated ...

                                               

1992 in science

June – British anthropologist Robin Dunbar proposes Dunbars number approximately 150 as a cognitive limit to the number of people with whom an interpersonal relationship can be maintained in human communities.

                                               

2003 in science

The year 2003 was an exciting one for new scientific discoveries and technological breakthroughs progress in many scientific fields. Some of the highlights of 2003, which will be further discussed below, include: the anthropologic discovery of 35 ...

                                               

2008 in science

1 November – The Bitcoin is first proposed in a mailing posted to The Cryptography Mailing by a developer under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. 20 November – The Conficker computer worm is first detected. 10 November – The Martin Jetpack flies for ...

                                               

2011 in science

The year 2011 involved many significant scientific events, including the first artificial organ transplant, the launch of Chinas first space station and the growth of the world population to seven billion. The year saw a total of 78 successful or ...

                                               

Television

Television, sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome, or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television program ...

                                               

Analog television

Analog television or analogue television is the original television technology that uses analog signals to transmit video and audio. In an analog television broadcast, the brightness, colors and sound are represented by rapid variations of either ...

                                               

Streaming television

Streaming television is the digital distribution of television content, such as TV shows, as streaming video delivered over the Internet. Streaming TV stands in contrast to dedicated terrestrial television delivered by over-the-air aerial systems ...

                                               

Cable television

Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to consumers via radio frequency signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables. This contrasts with broadcast telev ...

                                               

Mechanical television

Mechanical television or mechanical scan television is a television system that relies on a mechanical scanning device, such as a rotating disk with holes in it or a rotating mirror, to scan the scene and generate the video signal, and a similar ...

                                               

Mobile television

Mobile television is television watched on a small handheld or mobile device. It includes pay TV service delivered via mobile phone networks or received free-to-air via terrestrial television stations. Regular broadcast standards or special mobil ...

                                               

Free viewpoint television

Free viewpoint television is a system for viewing natural video, allowing the user to interactively control the viewpoint and generate new views of a dynamic scene from any 3D position. The equivalent system for computer-simulated video is known ...

                                               

Paranormal television

Paranormal television is a genre of reality television. Its scope comprises purportedly factual investigations of paranormal phenomena, rather than fictional representations found in such shows and films as The Ghosts of Motley Hall, Ghostbusters ...

                                               

High-definition television

High-definition television describes a television system providing an image resolution of substantially higher resolution than the previous generation of technology. The term has been used since 1936, but in modern times refers to the generation ...

                                               

Color television

Color television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set. It is considered an improvement on the earliest television technol ...

                                               

3D television

3D television is television that conveys depth perception to the viewer by employing techniques such as stereoscopic display, multi-view display, 2D-plus-depth, or any other form of 3D display. Most modern 3D television sets use an active shutter ...

                                               

Pay television

Pay television, also known as subscription television or premium television, are subscription-based television services, usually provided by multichannel television providers, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial, and streaming televisio ...

                                               

Corporate video

Corporate video refers to any type of non-advertisement based video content created for and commissioned by a business, company, corporation, or organization. Today, the vast majority of corporate video content is hosted online and is published o ...

                                               

Artsakh Public TV

Television in the Nagorno Karabakh Autonomous Region was established within the scope of foundation programs of local television companies in the former Soviet Union Autonomous republics and regions. The implementation of the program was delayed ...

                                               

Bulgarian National Television

The Bulgarian National Television or BNT is the public broadcaster of Bulgaria. The company was founded in 1959 and began broadcasting on December 26 of the same year. It began broadcasting in color in 1970. BNTs headquarters are located in Sofia ...

                                               

Magyar Televizio

Magyar Televizio or MTV is a nationwide public television broadcasting organization in Hungary. Headquartered in Budapest, it is the oldest television broadcaster in Hungary and today airs five channels: M1 HD, M2 HD, M3, M4 Sport and M5. MTV is ...

                                               

Vietnam Television

The first television broadcast in Vietnam was in 1966 when the United States set up 2-channels 1-Vietnamese and 1-English in Saigon for the Republic of Vietnam. Named Dài Truyền hình Viet Nam Vietnam Television, the network operated until the fal ...

                                               

Hromadske.TV

Hromadske.TV is an Internet television station in Ukraine that started to operate on 22 November 2013. The project was announced in June 2013 by 15 journalists. It is registered as an NGO.

                                               

Korean Central Television

Korean Central Television is a television service operated by the Korean Central Broadcasting Committee, a state-owned broadcaster in North Korea. It is the only official source of television news for North Koreans.

                                               

Latvijas Televīzija

Latvijas Televīzija is the state-owned public service television broadcaster in Latvia. The company is funded by grant-in-aid from the Latvian government around 60%, with the remainder coming from television commercials. Although moving LTV to li ...

                                               

Lithuanian National Radio and Television

Lithuanian National Radio and Television is the national public broadcaster of Lithuania. LRT is a public institution which according to the right of ownership, belongs to the State. Its operations are funded by taxpayers. LRTs mission is to serv ...

                                               

Macedonian Radio Television

Macedonian Radio Television is the public broadcasting organisation of North Macedonia. It was founded in 1993 by the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia. Its legally defined service is the production and broadcasting of radio and television pr ...

                                               

Slow television

Slow television, or slow TV, is a term used for a genre of "marathon" television coverage of an ordinary event in its complete length. Its name is derived both from the long endurance of the broadcast as well as from the natural slow pace of the ...

                                               

Novgorod Oblast Television

Novgorod Oblast Television is a television channel in the area of Novgorod Oblast. The television channel set up in April 2004 and is registered as mass media since April 18, 2005.

                                               

Al Jadeed

Al Jadeed is a Lebanese secular pan-Arab TV station. Based in Beirut, it is one of the leading TV channels in Lebanon and the Levant. It was launched in 1992 and closed in 1997 due to Syrian intervention, and then relaunched in 2001 during a luxu ...

                                               

Telewizja Polska

Telewizja Polska S.A. is a Polish public service broadcaster. It is the largest Polish television network. About a third of TVPs income comes from a broadcast receiver licence, while the rest is covered by government subsidies, commercials and sp ...

                                               

Romanian Television

Televiziunea Romana, more commonly referred to as TVR, is the short name for Societatea Romanǎ de Televiziune, or SRTV - Romanian public television. It operates four channels: TVR1, TVR2, TVR3 and TVRi, along with six regional studios in Buchares ...

                                               

Radio and Television of Slovakia

Radio and Television of Slovakia or RTVS is a nationwide public broadcasting, state-funded organisation in Slovakia. It is headquartered in Bratislava and led by Jaroslav Reznik. The organization in its current form was created in 2011 following ...

                                               

Slovenska televizia

Slovenska televizia or STV was a state-owned public television organization in Slovakia. It was created in 1991 as the Slovak part of the former Czechoslovak Television and was headquartered in Bratislava. It was funded from a combination of tele ...

                                               

Central Television

Central Television may refer to: Central Digital Television, television stations in Australia Korean Central Television, state television station of the North Korea Soviet Central Television, state television of Soviet Union Central GTS/BKN, tele ...

                                               

Digital television

Digital television is the transmission of television audiovisual signals using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier analog television technology which used analog signals. At the time of its development it was considered an innovative adv ...

                                               

Czechoslovak Television

Czechoslovak Television was founded on 1 May 1953 in Czechoslovakia. It was known by three names over its lifetime: Czech: Československa televize, Slovak: Československa televizia, Česko-slovenska televizia.

                                               

Česka televize

Česka televize is a public television broadcaster in the Czech Republic, broadcasting six channels. It is the successor to Czechoslovak Television, founded in 1953.

                                               

Yugoslav Radio Television

Yugoslav Radio Television was the national public broadcasting system in the SFR Yugoslavia. It consisted of eight subnational radio and television broadcast centers with each one headquartered in one of the six constituent republics and two auto ...

                                               

Satellite television

Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewers location. The signals are received via an outdoor parabolic antenna common ...

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