How many inventions did Benjamin Banneker invent?

Answer There are many legends recounting the intellectual feats of African-American scholar and scientist Benjamin Banneker, but Banneker did not invent anything during his lifetime. His accomplishments, ... Read More »

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What year did Benjamin Banneker invent the clock?

Benjamin Banneker built the first clock in the New World in 1753. The clock was made entirely of wood and kept perfect time for 40 years. Banneker was inspired by a pocket watch he had received as ... Read More »

How many inventions did Benjamin Franklin invent?

Benjamin Franklin didn't patent his inventions, so we can't definitively list them. Nonetheless, he designed at least nine inventions--an arm extension, bifocals, the catheter, the Franklin stove, ... Read More »

Who was Benjamin Banneker?

Benjamin Banneker was an 18th century African-American scientist, author and mathematician. Banneker published several almanacs and helped disprove Thomas Jefferson's notion that black people were ... Read More »

What did Benjamin Banneker do for science?

Benjamin Banneker was an amateur astronomer who calculated locations of stars and planets and published yearly almanacs with ephemerides or tables showing their positions for every day of the year.... Read More »