21 November 2012
The first commercial airliner that flies passengers at
speeds in excess of the speed of sound.
The people behind the invention:
Sir Archibald Russell (1904- ), a designer with the British
Pierre Satre (1909- ), technical director at Sud-Aviation
Julian Amery (1919- ), British minister of aviation, 1962-1964
Geoffroy de Cource (1912- ), French minister of aviation,
William T. Coleman, Jr. (1920- ), U.S. secretary of
18 November 2012
A computer that had the greatest computational power that then existed.
The person behind the invention:
Seymour R. Cray (1928-1996), American computer architect and designer