"(August) (Friedrich) (Wilhelm) (Crome)" returned 9 hits

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Author: Wilhelm Schickard (1592-1635)
The first known adding machine, a mechanical calculator called the "Calculating Clock.'' It could add and subtract up to six-digit numbers, based on the movement of six dented wheels geared through a "mutilated" wheel which with every full turn allowed the wheel located at the right to rotate 1/10th of a full turn
Mediaitems: reproduction of Schickard's calculating clock, Schickard biography, History of mechanical calculators - Part 1
Category: Technology
Author: Johann Friedrich von Charpentier (1738-1805)
Geological map (distribution of soils, minerals)
Mediaitem: von Charpentier bio blurb (german)
Category: Cartography
Author: August Friedrich Wilhelm Crome (1753-1833)
Statistical map of production in Europe, possibly the first economic and thematic map (shows geographic distribution of 56 commodities produced in Europe)
Mediaitems: Crome portrait, Wikipedia bio (German)
Category: Cartography
Author: August Friedrich Wilhelm Crome (1753-1833)
Superimposed squares to compare areas (of European states)
Mediaitem: Crome's 1820 Verhaeltness Karte
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Ernest Florens Friedrich Chladni (1756-1827)
Visualization of vibration patterns (by spreading a uniform layer of sand on a disk, and observing displacement when vibration is applied)
Mediaitems: Chladni vibration patterns, from, Chladni portrait, Chladni biography, High frequency kink interaction
Category: Other
Author: Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)
Methods of determining an orbit from at least three observations; presentation of the least squares method
Mediaitem: Gauss biography
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes (1777–1834)
The first weather map was invented by physicist Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes in 1816, based on data collected over several decades.
Mediaitem: The first weather map
Category: Cartography
Author: Wilhelm Lexis (1837-1914)
Lexis diagram, showing relations among age, calendar time, and life spans of individuals simultaneously (but the paternity of this diagram is in dispute cite{Vandeschrick:2001})
Mediaitems: Lexis portrait, Visualisation using Lexis pencils, Illustrated description of the Lexis diagram, The Lexis diagram, a misnomer, Lexis diagram
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Auguste Lumière (1862-1954) & Louis Lumière (1864-1948)
First movie, with the cinématographe, using the principle of intermittent movement of film (16 fps), but producing smooth projection (first public film screening on December 28, 1895 at the Cafe Grand)
Mediaitems: Images: Auguste et Louis Lumière, le cinématographe Lumière, Auguste and Louis Lumiere, Encyclopedia Britannica article, Lumiere Biography, Lumiere brothers portrait
Category: Technology