Category: electrical engineering

Margaret Hamilton, lead Apollo flight software…

Margaret Hamilton, lead Apollo flight software engineer, in the Apollo Command Module, circa late 1960s.

1915 illustration of Elisha Gray’s telautograp…

1915 illustration of Elisha Gray’s telautograph system, an instrument designed for the electrical reproduction of handwriting.

Jagadish Chandra Bose with other prominent sci…

Jagadish Chandra Bose with other prominent scientists and engineers at Calcutta University, circa 1920s. Bose was born in Bikrampur (present day Munshiganj in Bangladesh) and made many pioneering developments to radio research in the 1880s. Seated, left to right: Meghnad Saha, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Jnan Chandra Ghosh. Standing, left to right: Snehamoy Dutt, Satyendranath Bose, Debendra Mohan Bose, N. R. Sen, Jnanendra Nath Mukherjee, N. C. Nag.

Alfred Norton Goldsmith, a founder of the Institute of Radio…

Alfred Norton Goldsmith, a founder of the Institute of Radio Engineers, one of the predecessor societies to the modern IEEE, with Italian Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi, June 26th, 1922.

Record matrix room, Berliner Gramophone Company, Montréal,…

Record matrix room, Berliner Gramophone Company, Montréal, Québec, 1910.

Iranian newspaper clip, 1968 which reads: “A quarter of…

Iranian newspaper clip, 1968 which reads: “A quarter of Iran’s Nuclear Energy scientists are women.” The picture shows five female Iranian PhDs posing in front of Tehran’s research reactor.

1902 photograph of the French submarine Gymnote. The submarine…

1902 photograph of the French submarine Gymnote. The submarine was initially constructed in 1888, with the small conning tower added in 1898. The Gymnote was one of the world’s first all-electric submarines and the first functional submarine equipped with torpedoes.

Else Marie Pade, monitoring her Faust suite composition, 1962….

Else Marie Pade, monitoring her Faust suite composition, 1962.
During World War II she was involved with the Danish resistance and
began composing music after she was arrested by the Gestapo in 1944 and sent to
Frøslev Prison Camp.

Pade was one of the earliest electroacoustic composers from Denmark and worked with Pierre Schaeffer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Pierre Boulez.

Caroline Haslett circa 1924, when she became director of the…

Caroline Haslett circa 1924, when she became director of the Electrical Association for Women.

Toshiko Yuasa, 1947. Yuasa was a nuclear physicist who worked in…

Toshiko Yuasa, 1947. Yuasa was a nuclear physicist who worked in France at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, and published a 1954 article warning of the dangers of hydrogen-bomb testing at Bikini Atoll.