Who invented the gas refrigerator?

Answer Gas refrigerators use the evaporation of a compressed refrigerant to remove heat from surrounding air or liquid. Scottish scientist William Cullen (1710-1790) demonstrated the first artificial refr... Read More »

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Who invented the refrigerator car?

An Illinois fruit farmer, Parker Earle, invented the first refrigerator rail car in 1867 for transporting perishable goods along railroads. In 1949, Fred Jones patented the first refrigerated tract... Read More »

Why was the refrigerator invented?

To keep things cold. Before they invented refrigerators, they used cellars to cool things. A cellar is underground and is made from rocks, so it was cooler. And so our food stays edible!

When and who invented the refrigerator?

In 1748 William Cullen demostrated artificial refrigeration for the first time, at Glasgow university. This discovery was however not put to pratical use.In 1823, Michael Faraday learned how to cha... Read More »

Where was the refrigerator invented?

In 1873 Carl von Linde built the first practical and portable compressor refrigeration machine in Munich, Germany.