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    FIRST U.S. X-RAY MACHINE EXHIBITION ???
    January 18, 1896 - New York City, U.S.A.

    An x-ray machine was not exhibited at Casino Chambers, New York City, though some sources state it was. The news of Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of the astonishingly penetrating X-rays had only been revealed to the world earlier in the month. So, riding on the wave of that publicity, the Cabaret du Neant opened, charging 25 cents admission to see the “Parisian sensation.” What the audiences actually saw was only a theatrical illusion of an x-ray image using only magic lantern techniques and the Peppers Ghost effect. No actual x-ray equipment was used. However, just a few days earlier, the first X-ray photograph in the U.S. has been credited were taken by Dr. Henry Lewis Smith in Davidson, N.C., on 12 Jan 1896. He had acted very quickly, as Röntgen made his discovery on 8 Nov 1895, announced it on 1 Jan 1896, and the first newspaper report, in Austria, was on 5 Jan 1896.

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    January 18, 1994 - U.S. Department of Energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy announced production of solar panels giving nearly twice the efficiency of existing panels. Made by United Solar Systems of Troy, Mich., these amorphous silicon submodule (1 ft2) panels converted 10.2% of solar energy into electricity, as compared to 6% previously possible. This was possible by using new thin-film photovoltaic technology. The company has subsequently produced flexible solar shingles based on thin film photovoltaics that can permit the roofs of ordinary commercial and residential buildings to evolve from simply providing protection from the weather to becoming a source of much-needed electric power.

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The German Black Forest is very well known for the beautiful cuckoo clocks that are produced there. Although it is not known precisely when the very first Black Forest clock was created, historians...
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All our vintage autographs and celebrity autographs come with a certificate of Authenticity with a photo of the item on. We supply Forensic certificates on our premium items and have the use of a f...
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Fine Antiquities, located on Jerusalem’s historic Via Dolorosa, house a carefully chosen collection that distinguishes us as one of the country’s leading dealers in rare and exquisite...
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Collectible tin toy robots, vintage tin space toys, old collectible record albums, board games, and assorted antiques. Collectibles for everyone. We welcome you to come on in and take a look around...
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Deals with the Indian Decor trade and sells directly to customers also.Wooden furniture, antique armoires, ethnic chests, wooden tables, carved panels, antique doors, antique archways from Haveli's...
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Looking for rare collectibles? Look no further than Trey One Collectibles.
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Carvers for Conservation was started to introduce the people conserving the habitat of migratory birds to the premier bird sculptors in the world. My intention was to be mutually beneficial to the ...
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