We grow up hearing about Einstein, Newton, Stephen Hawking and other great inventors. However, there’s hardly women’s names ever mixed in there. Today, we will take you through some inventions that would not exist without black women.
1. 3D Movies Wouldn’t Exist Without Dr. Valerie Thomas
Valerie Thomas is an American Scientist and inventor. We love to see it. She invented the illusion transmitter (source: Wikipedia), a device that simulated real-time 3-dimensional viewing of objects using parabolic mirrors (source: optics4kids.org). It’s the technology that 3D cinema is based on.